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?
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!
Reading: Ecclesiastes 3 verses 1 - 11 Thought: Do you ever feel impatient? I know I do. You've been waiting for something to happen or someone or something to arrive and it just seems that time has all but stopped. You wish you could have control over the clock and make it go at the time you… Continue reading Advent Day 4: Is it Time Yet?
Reading: Deuteronomy 18 verses 15 - 22 Thought: You know when you have a plan? And it's going to be amazing? You are going to make everyone a treat they'll never forget. And ... you do. Except, it's not quite for the reasons you'd hoped that they'd remember! I had it all worked out :… Continue reading Advent Day 3: The Missing Ingredient