Category: Bundt Pan Advent Wreath 2016

(A Definition Reflection for Christmas Day)

(A Definition Reflection for Christmas Day) PRESENT You are present. Existing. You have always been and always will be. You are present. Current. You are with us, in us, at this very moment. You are present. Attentive. You are listening, helping and always at… Continue Reading “(A Definition Reflection for Christmas Day)”

Another Thought on Love…

Thank you, Richard Rohr! Yesterday’s meditation is perfect for this week’s Love theme. “Brothers sisters, it’s not really what we do that matters; it’s the energy with which we do it.”

Wednesday- Candle Lighting Devotional: The Love in Hospitality

As we add symbols of love to our Advent wreath, we are reminded of one of the ways we may share our love with others- through our gift of hospitality. Jacob’s love was shown by his faithful persistence and determination in the work he… Continue Reading “Wednesday- Candle Lighting Devotional: The Love in Hospitality”

Monday- Fourth Week of Advent

  2. Love Shared with Difficult Ones Light the peace, hope and joy candles. Read Leviticus 19:18 Leviticus includes all of the commandments Moses presented to the Israelites. In this verse we read the commandment, “You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge… Continue Reading “Monday- Fourth Week of Advent”

Sunday- The Love Layer

The Fourth Week of Advent: LOVE As our final touch to the Advent wreath we will add our symbols of love: photos, hearts, Valentines, or any meaningful small items. We all have the love of God, and we share the love of God with others-… Continue Reading “Sunday- The Love Layer”

Wednesday- Candle Lighting Devotional: The Joy in the Journey

The ribbons and other items in our wreath remind us of the joy promised and given to us for our journey through life. It has been said that joy is different from happiness. Happiness seems to come from outside influences, such as times of… Continue Reading “Wednesday- Candle Lighting Devotional: The Joy in the Journey”

Tuesday- Third Week of Advent

3. Joy Arising Through Gratitude  Light the candles. Read Psalm 100 “The Lord is good and his love endures forever.” We have many reasons to celebrate because of God’s unfailing, merciful, gracious love. When we consider ALL of the blessings we have from God,… Continue Reading “Tuesday- Third Week of Advent”

Monday- Third Week of Advent

2. Joy Springing From the Desert  Light the candles. Read Isaiah 35 A reminder of our first week’s desert focus, Isaiah describes how the desert, parched land and wilderness will be glad, rejoice and even blossom! The sand will indeed become lush and full… Continue Reading “Monday- Third Week of Advent”

Sunday- The Celebration Layer

The Third Week of Advent: JOY You’re welcome to layer any items that symbolize joy for the third layer of the wreath. Add festive ribbons, little ornaments, angels, bells- any items that remind you of joy and celebration. Deep, abiding, God-given joy is offered… Continue Reading “Sunday- The Celebration Layer”

Wednesday- Candle Lighting Devotional: The Hope of New Life

The greenery, berries and other items remind us of new life all around us, even in our harsh, cold winter seasons or times of life. We know that underneath the snow and ice, new life is waiting to spring forth when warmer weather returns.… Continue Reading “Wednesday- Candle Lighting Devotional: The Hope of New Life”