Christmas Is…Day 1

Advent is a time of preparation. It’s a time to reflect upon and remember the first coming of Christ at His birth as well as anticipate His second coming when He will return. Each year I try to take time throughout December, in the midst of busy holiday activities, to still my heart, mind and body; and reflect upon and remember all that Christ’s birth has meant in my life.

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Behold! Your King is Coming

Advent….the Arrival. The season we set aside to prepare our hearts and slow our souls and spirits down. So we can…Reflect. Rest. Renew. Rejoice in our Savior, Jesus.  All the rushing and impatience of NOW! causes us to miss the joy of the moment. As Christmas approaches, let’s be intentional to stop, slow down and soak in the presence of Jesus – Immanuel, God with us. His presence renews, refreshes and enables us to rejoice in the ALL the moments of this often harried and hurried season.

Let’s commit to being intentional this season and not allow the hurried and harried NOW! attitude rob us of the joy and peace Jesus has for us in the moment. Continue reading “Behold! Your King is Coming”