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Have a Blessed Life like St. Joseph this Christmas!

Over coffee one day, my eighty-five year old friend, Lorrenne, a beautiful, white haired, genteel woman, leaned forward and said with a gleam in her eye, “Mary, I really have had a blessed life.” In the next breath, she continued, “You know, it has not always been easy. 386 more words


Advent Day 9: It's Not Fair

Reading: Jonah 3 verse 10 – 11 verse 4

Thought: ‘It’s not fair’. I wonder have you ever said it or even just thought it because, well, really felt it? 480 more words


Advent Day 8: All Wrapped Up

Reading:  Isaiah 53 verses 1 – 6

Thought: If I’ve got plenty time and all the bits and pieces I need, I love wrapping presents and packaging them up in an interesting way. 817 more words


The Tree is Up & A Warm Welcome to our Elf (our new tradition)

Finally! I’m getting to show a little festive love on my blog again. It’s been a hectic time with my -what feels like an abrupt- return to work from maternity leave, wedged in between what also felt like an endless string of school performances, prize-givings and commitments. 1,962 more words

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Advent Day 7: More than Meets the Eye

Reading: Isaiah 9 verses 6 – 7

Thought: We’ve been blessed this year to have new babies join our family and it’s been lots of fun getting to meet them, smile st them, try to make them smile, cuddle them and watch how they grow and delight in the simple things of life! 327 more words


Preparing for Christmas: Cleaning

The holidays are upon us, our Thanksgiving celebrations are over and now we are into the season of Advent, in no time Christmas will be here. 859 more words


The Advent Season at Home

By: Dominique Johnson

As we enter the season of Advent it is easy to get caught up in the Christmas festivities that seem to begin the day following Thanksgiving. 570 more words

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