Little Thoughts for Advent

Far from Perfect, Far from Pointless

Well, I'm sure you don't need me to tell you that Christmas has come and gone that the 15th December is long forgotten.. Needless to say, despite the best of intentions, keeping up with the blog posts to update you on our advent adventure just odd not go to plan and, although we still ventured… Continue reading Far from Perfect, Far from Pointless

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Little Thoughts for Advent

The Ever-Present Gift

With day fourteen, we began our look at the New Testament and, in particular, John 1 verses 4-6. This is perhaps one of the best known references to light that we associate with the Christmas story. Here, we see contrasted the light of life that we are offered through Jesus and His sacrifice and, the… Continue reading The Ever-Present Gift

Little Thoughts for Advent

Abandoned No Longer

On day thirteen, we turned our attention to Micah 7 verse 8: 'Do not rejoice over me my enemy! Though I have fallen, I will stand up, though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.' As with all of our readings, we were once again looking at light - helping us to… Continue reading Abandoned No Longer

Little Thoughts for Advent

The Gift that Keeps Giving

Day twelve took us to Isaiah 60 verse 19 which tells us '...the Lord will be your everlasting light...' The incredible assurance in these words, is that although Jesus came to be a Ligh on the earth, this did not change when He went up to heaven and so, He is a Light for all… Continue reading The Gift that Keeps Giving