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The Wonder of It All

Originally posted on Catching a Vision by Viv:
    What wonder!  What utter amazement that the babe of Bethlehem was destined to be my savior and king.  He is the unfolding of the tender mercy of our God.  He would…

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Jesse Tree: Instructions, printable images and Scriptures

Materials Needed: 1 yard of felt 20 feet of 3/8″ ribbon 25 clothes pins elmer’s glue hot glue gun printer laminate pages 3/8″ dowel 36″long Instructions: Cut felt to be 36 (height)”x 34″. Make an 1.5″ rod pocket at the … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Christmas

As our church has been celebrating Advent, several weeks ago a congregant spoke on the wonder of the season. As she began to sing I wonder as I wander out under the sky How Jesus the Saviour did come for … Continue reading

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Advent week 3 ~ Hope

Sitting back in my easy chair, I glance out the bay window and see a road that is not yet travelled.   The path is unknown, full of wonder, experiences and hope that will bring new beginnings.  Along the road we … Continue reading

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Advent Week 2 ~ A time for reflection

The first week of advent I spoke of rest, I am starting to take my own advice.  Funny, once the mind rests, how we reflect on our lives.   I feel like as a woman, my life is intertwined like a string of Christmas lights, a bulb … Continue reading

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The Line to See Jesus

    Several years ago my church put on a Christmas pageant. One song from the play which has stuck with me was sung by a young girl, asking her mother “Where is the line to see Jesus?” The girl … Continue reading

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Sharing the Word through Christmas gifts

Christmas is a time of giving…. How many people do we feel obligated to give to and struggle to find a meaningful gifts? Teachers? neighbors? coworkers? acquaintances? I dislike feeling unprepared for the holidays and don’t like the idea of … Continue reading

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Advent week 1 ~ Rest

As we enter advent, I truly wanted to share some key themes that help us in our day to day lives.   For the first week – rest. Rest can be defined as: Verb: Cease work or     movement in order … Continue reading

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