Advent

Advent is a time of prayerful anticipation, as we mark the days before Christmas with excitement and prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Elizabeth Sherrill leans in to smooch her husband, John.
Emotional and Mental Health

Hope and Faith in Times of Sadness

She had every reason to be happy. So why wasn’t she?

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Daily Devotionals blogger Julia Attaway
People Helping People

An Inspiring Advent Project

Every time we do this, it's as if our devotion to God increases a notch...

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Prayer for the Fourth Sunday of Advent
Holiday Prayers

Prayer for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

This prayer reminds me that as Jesus prepares a place for me, I can prepare a place for him on earth...

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How to Have a Prayerful Advent
How to Pray

How to Have a Prayerful Advent

No matter how frenetic the day is, there is nothing (other than forgetfulness) preventing us from praying.

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The Best Advent Prayer
Holiday Prayers

The Best Advent Prayer

Mary’s prayer is magnificent poetry, a summing up of all God has done and all that God can do.

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A girl joyously jumping rope inspired this Advent devotion from Patricia Lorenz.
Holiday Devotions

Jumping for Joy This Advent Season

During Advent, we're meant to concentrate on what’s important, not the hustle and bustle.

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Count down to the holidays.
Holiday Devotions

Seek God This Holiday Season

Prepare for the holidays by giving yourself the perfect gift—God's wisdom.

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Inspiration

What the Heck Happened to Advent?

I started thinking about whether Christmas season starts too soon...

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