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Adventus-the Arrival of Jesus

Dec 24, 2019 10:47:04 AM

The already brimming schedules and to-do lists most of us carry are magnified and exacerbated during the holidays. Even as the American “holiday season” of Thanksgiving and Christmas is lengthened every year by retail establishments, somehow many of us still feel rushed into Christmas. I know I do. The very minute following that last bite of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, Black Friday is in full swing and I’m already behind on my Christmas shopping. Then, Christmas day arrives and
after a red and green, over-caffeinated whirlwind... it’s over.

Confessions of a Good Girl

Dec 18, 2019 12:16:23 PM

As good as I have always tried to be, if my hope is in my own performance, I am doomed. Grace requires that we recognize and admit our inadequacy, our failures and our sin.