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December 2022 - Share Four Somethings

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Join me as I link up with other writers for this month's journey as we come to the close of 2022.

Something Loved: I have loved being part of this community of "Share Four Somethings" for the past 2 years. Heather Gerwing hosted for 5 years and now is passing on the hosting duties to Jennifer Goodwin, who will . . .

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December 29, 2022


A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Recently, I was reading Isaiah 54:10,

"Though the mountains move and the hills shake, my love will not be removed from you and my covenant of peace will not be shaken,” says your compassionate Lord." (CSB)

I love the promise in this verse. Even when things feel shaky, God's faithful, . . .

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December 24, 2019

Advent - Joy and Peace

Weeks 3 and 4

Joy and Peace, these are the words for the last 2 Sundays of Advent. I'm reminded of the Christmas carol, Joy to the World, that says, "repeat the sounding joy". I always read that phrase as to repeat the sounds of joy - as in cheer, laughter, or happiness. The sounds of children at Christmas. However, the definition of "sounding" as a . . .

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December 24, 2016

Advent - Hope and Love

Weeks 1 and 2

During this season of Advent, I am reading a daily devotional and paying more attention to the Sunday focus of Advent. The first week we focused on hope. I love Hebrews 6:19, NLT:

"This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God's inner sanctuary."

Wow, what a picture of the . . .

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December 11, 2016


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