Little Thoughts for Advent

Not Quite According to Plan

The preparation was done. The expectations were high and I really thought that this year, I'd be able to keep up with recording our advent journey. But things didn't quite go to plan and so, many days behind, here we are. While I'd hoped to maintain a daily record, the reality was, that finding time… Continue reading Not Quite According to Plan

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Little Thoughts for Advent

Advent Day 14: Decisions, decisions!

Reading:  Matthew 1 verses 18 - 25 Thought: I wonder if you've ever had a dilemma: a difficult choice you had to make. Maybe it was deciding between two places you could visit. Maybe it was working out which dessert you wanted (when one of everything isn't an option!) Or maybe it was a much bigger decision… Continue reading Advent Day 14: Decisions, decisions!

Little Thoughts for Advent

Advent Day 13: What Did You Say?

Reading: Luke 1 verses 26 - 38 Thought: I don't know how you react if you're startled or surprised. My most likely response is to jump and, quite possibly scream! Lots of things can startle us and we all react in different ways, but I wonder how Mary felt the day the angel came to visit… Continue reading Advent Day 13: What Did You Say?

Little Thoughts for Advent

Advent Day 12: I Don’t Believe It!

Reading: Luke 1 verses 5 - 25 Thought: I was in shock. I couldn't believe what I was seeing. I'd been given a really unexpected gift and, despite being someone who has a habit of spoiling her own surprises, on this occasion I had been clueless. I think I probably shed a tear (a happy one… Continue reading Advent Day 12: I Don’t Believe It!