12 words till Christmas · Gifts · Giving · Love

2 words till Christmas… give…

Give… an Advent word…the word given… with just 2 days… till Christmas…The Christmas tradition of give…is born out of the Nativity story…God gave Mary the blessing of bearing His Son…she gave Him herself for His use…”Behold, I am the servant of the Lord,let it be to me according to your word.”Luke 1:38 ESVJoseph gave up his…… Continue reading 2 words till Christmas… give…

Challenge · Faith · Giving · Poor and Needy

freedom… to be poor…

This feels like a long story…one I’m not sure where to begin…it’s been so long in the making…The call to write… teach… encourage others in His Word…is not one I feel equipped… prepared… trained… to do…This place… this blog… this table…it’s the place of rough stuff… first drafts…the pouring out… of what He’s pouring in…So…… Continue reading freedom… to be poor…

Giving · Joy · Remember

rainy… cold… joy…

Receiving encouragement…shopping… in the rain… and cold…by continuing to remember…the joy of giving…inspired… by an airline…If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ,if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit,if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy completeby being like-minded, having the same love, being onein spirit and…… Continue reading rainy… cold… joy…

Christmas · Giving · Joy · Reminders

far better…

Joy… I’ll admit… it’s been lacking… as I find the days toward Christmas slipping by… the panic of doing… setting in…shopping…wrapping…tree trimming…decorating…Facing today… my heart felt pressed… so I let loose a prayer…Lord… fill me with joy… I can’t do this Season with cheer…but You can… HELP…!And the day proceeded… pressing forward with to do’s……… Continue reading far better…