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advent, day 24: two from galilee

My mom let me read her 1970s copy of this book in high school and I fell in love. She gave me my own copy over ten years ago, inscribed “And the tradition continues…love, Marmee” – and we’ve read it each Christmas for almost 15 years now. The love story of Mary and Joseph, fictional […]

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advent, day 23: our hope

This advent season, our little church family has walked through a time-honored tradition of lighting a candle each week, representative of the coming of Messiah and the indwelling life of peace, love, joy and hope that He brings. We have rejoiced in worship over the babe in the manger, the tiny Son of God, born […]

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advent day 20: collaborating with the Father [guest post]

Today I’m sharing a post written by a sweet friend of mine, Kirsten Nickisch. Kirsten is a musician, a discipler, a writer, an auntie, new mama, and wife. She and her husband, David, are site coordinators at the Great Commission Bible Institute. I asked Kirsten a few weeks ago if she would consider contributing an […]

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Advent Day 17: God With Us [guest post]

Today I’ve got a guest post from my sister-in-law, Lindsay. Originally posted over at The Parish Anglican blog. Lindsay wisely married my awesome brother and they are part of the launch team for The Parish …and are some of my favorite people. Brendan is a stellar musician and blogs about art, music, and creativity at and Lindsay writes […]

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