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Friday Devotional - A Christmas Miracle

Today we’re going to talk about the virgin birth of Christ. What?! A different kind of Christmas devotion, for sure. You might even think it’s a little strange, but it may be one of the more foundational topics you’ll hear this season. Let’s find out.

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Thursday Thoughts-How Did Candy Canes Get Their Shape?

Have You Ever Wondered... How did candy canes get their shape? Have candy canes always been striped? Why are candy canes associated with Christmas? Me too, so I went exploring and found a lot of information on candy canes!

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Tuesday Truth-Keep Chistmas In My Heart. . .

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach.” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

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Monday Mission-Reduce Your Holiday Stress

If you are like me, you are probably looking forward to the upcoming Christmas events, but also have a bit of stress creeping in thinking about all the busyness and potential chaos. I wanted to share an article, from mental health expert Dr. John Delony, I found very helpful in helping me focus on reducing my holiday stress. . .

Friday Devotional - Answered Prayers

We’ve been slowly walking through the Book of Psalms, and this week we’re looking at Psalm 30. Psalms does such a great job of hitting about every topic and every emotion there is. It’s the book in my life that has been the most relatable to me over the years. It’s the reasons some of the people I respect the most in my life spend time in Psalms every day…no matter where their other Bible Reading takes them. In this passage David is pointing out how awesome it is to have prayers answered over the course of time.

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Thursday Thoughts - Preparation in Waiting

God has a purpose for every season in our life including times of waiting. But waiting doesn’t mean wasting time. God is using this time to help you grow and prepare for the next season he is bringing you into.

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Tuesday Truth – You have work to do in waiting.

This week we are looking at verses in the Bible that offer encouragement in waiting. Often waiting can be frustrating or confusing. As we talked about yesterday, God has a reason for bringing us through every season of our lives, including season of waiting. But why? What good can be done in the waiting?