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.
Diana's sign of wonder to the street below. Photographed inside the office.
Positive Living

12 Days of Wonder

Spreading around a little Christmas happiness each day. Deliberately.

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4 Tips to Brighten the Light of Christmas
Deepen Your Faith

4 Tips to Brighten the Light of Christmas

Radiate the spirit of the season and help spread God's love this Christmas.

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John Wesley’s Prayer
Prayers for Stronger Faith

John Wesley’s Prayer

A heart “strangely warmed.” Isn’t it the desire of all our prayers?

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Holiday Prayers

5 Short Prayers for Christmas

I was thinking about how many of the songs we sing at Christmas are also prayers.

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Holiday Devotions

An Advent Tradition to Help You See Jesus

Discover how objects can serve as wonderful reminders of a larger truth.

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Advent, the antidote to a consumer Christmas. Photo Volker Kreinack, Thinkstock.
Holiday Prayers

Advent Prayers in My Pocket

The antidote to the "shop till you drop" days before Christmas

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In Advent, a single candle lights the darkness. Photo Miriam2009, Thinkstock.
Holiday Devotions

Advent Thoughts

In the darkest season, notice the bits of light that Christ has put in your path

 

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Your smart phone can help you pray. Photo by kieferpix, Thinkstock.
How to Pray

'Set It and Forget It' Prayers

As prayer enters the digital age, here are some new ways to pray.

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Deepen Your Faith

5 Tips to Make Advent More Meaningful Through Devotion

Contrary to what you hear and see, it’s a season of devotion, not decoration.

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A young girl with cystic fibrosis shares the perks of going to the hospital.
Positive Thinking

Teen Proves Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine

A young girl with cystic fibrosis shows the vaule of positive thinking. 

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