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December 26

It’s the day after Christmas and maybe, like me, you’re wondering “now what” or you’re experiencing a little bit of the normal after-holiday let down. My family tends to procrastinate on the clean up, so from where I sit I can see opened presents, empty boxes … Continue reading

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Week 3 – The Candle of Joy (Shepherds Candle, Proclamation or Anticipation Candle)

The Lighting of the Christmas Candles The Candle of Joy We light the Christmas candles to get our hearts ready to celebrate Christmas. We have already lit the Candles of Hope and of Peace. (Relight the first two candles.) Today, we … Continue reading

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Don’t add one more thing to your day!

What parent doesn’t want to hear that? And yet, that’s exactly what we are called to in Deuteronomy 6:6-7. : “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about … Continue reading

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Week 1 – The Candle of Hope (Angel Candle, Prophecy Candle)

Introduce Advent Be sure your family understands why you are celebrating advent and the meaning of the various symbols used. If you choose to display a Bible near the Advent wreath or the nativity set, place it there now. The … Continue reading

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