Advent | Love

Advent | Love

Today if the fourth Sunday of Advent: Love. My little guy loves donuts. The other day, I purposefully picked up a package just for him. I couldn’t wait to show him what I got. Honestly, I’m not sure whose grin was bigger when I brought out Mama’s...
Advent | Love

Advent | Joy

Today is the third Sunday of Advent: Joy. Joy. That magical feeling that seems especially vibrant during the Christmas season. From the excitement of children finding gifts under the tree to the wonder that accompanies gently falling snow. Joy is contagious. It...
Advent | Love

Advent | Peace

Today is the second Sunday of Advent: Peace. Peace. That oft elusive feeling. What is it exactly? Calm in the face of fear, anxiety, uncertainty? The ultimate ending to war and conflict, particularly on a global scale? Perhaps it is both of those and everything in...
Advent | Love

Advent | Hope

Today is the first Sunday of Advent: Hope As we light the first candle of Christmastime, we are reminded of the Hope of the Season. Hope keeps our eyes ahead, our chins up, and feet moving forward, especially when our shoulders stoop and our hearts weigh heavy with...