Advent: Awe and Wonder Day 17

**During Advent 2014 I will be reposting a few blogs from Advent: Awe and Wonder 2013. Enjoy!**   On this Tuesday morning my you seek out your Great Shepherd. If you are lost…He will go to the depths to find you. If you are lonely…He will cover you like a blanket and fill the empty spaces in your heart. If you are in need of forgiveness…His is ever abundant. Let this Advent be a time of healing, restoration and renewal. Today’s Advent Scripture from THE VOICE Advent readings: Ezekiel 34:12  In the same way one shepherd seeks after, cares for, and … Continue Reading »»

Awe and Wonder of Epiphany

This candy cane tastes divine. I’m twisting it in my mouth and savoring this last taste of Christmas. Yes… I stashed away one last  candy cane for January 6 — Epiphany. I want to do everthing I can to hang on to the sweetness I feel in my heart coming out of the Advent season. This is my way of memorializing what God planted in my heart along the journey of seeking the Awe and Wonder…looking past the familiar of the season to see His goodness…His greatness. A candy cane is familiar. We pass around many of them through out … Continue Reading »»

Advent: Awe and Wonder Day 24

Oh it is so easy to get caught up in it all. To get caught up in preparation, perfection, activities, merriment over Christmas. That is what is most familiar to me: the attempt make everything look like a Norman Rockwell painting which will hopefully be engrained in everyone’s mind as the picture perfect Christmas experience. I got caught up in it yesterday, the day before Christmas Eve…the eve before the coming birth of our King. I got caught up and stressed out and all out cranky. It wasn’t pretty. But what is pretty is the idea that we are allowed, … Continue Reading »»