This is decidedly NOT a craft blog. But sometimes church leaders want to make gifts for volunteers in ministry. And Advent tends to be the time when we want to make them.
This morning it occurred to me that Advent begins tomorrow, and unlike last year, I am not prepared. Also, my children are looking very old to me these days; they are now twelve and nine. It occurs to me that they not only need more responsibilities around the house, they are also ready for a […]
Advent makes me remember the moment I stumbled onto blogs that captivated me. It was four years ago. I was the Children’s Ministry Director at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and a postulant for priesthood. I needed something to do on a Wednesday night with a group of kids, so I did a Google […]
Martha Stewart would not feature Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree. But it stands for Christmas nonetheless. This year’s Advent wreath reminds me of Charlie Brown. Our family has a tradition of an Advent wreath in the center of the dining room table. We light a candle every night and sing a song that sounds a lot […]