Written Dec-19... and publish button never pressed... who knows why, but probably lack of sleep 😉 It's when you live with people you get to know who they really are. I think that's a large part of the challenge of Deuteronomy 6. You can't hide behind a mask when you're in the same place all… Continue reading Living Deuteronomy 6
A little belated, but as Christmas got closer and then arrived, the chaos got ever more chaotic 😉 If you're looking for the start: Advent – and it begins! Advent – warfare around the stable Advent – the visit from Noah Advent – sticky fingers and not a car in sight Day 17 - Tinsel… Continue reading Advent – the final days
Preparation: An advent without chocolate! The first three posts: Advent – the first six days Advent – the next 6 days Advent – days 13 to 19 So we're in to the last few days and excitement levels are continuing to increase... Day 20 - Myrrh They've amazed me with the connections they've made between… Continue reading Advent – the final countdown
Preparation: An advent without chocolate! Part 1: Advent – the first six days Part 2: Advent – the next 6 days And what have we been looking at since then? Day 13 - Present This one was deliberately placed for a day when we could go shopping. The older two have chosen their own present for Daddy this… Continue reading Advent – days 13 to 19
Preparation: An advent w ithout chocolate! The first six days: Advent – the first six days Day 7 & 8 - Mary & Joseph Mary and Joseph have arrived and faced with a toddler jury must address the following questions... Why have you not got a cot for Jesus? How old are you? Did Jesus… Continue reading Advent – the next 6 days
So we're into our countdown to Christmas and excitement is building! The tree is up and so far still standing, the baubles are even (mostly) still hanging on it. This year the nativity scene has to be out of the littlest's reach and has taken up residence above the washing machine. Hopefully I won't be… Continue reading Advent – the first six days
If the advertising, shops and colder weather hasn't already reminded you, it's not that long until Christmas! Which means it's really not long until advent... My early years were spent in the Church of England, specifically "high church", so I was very familiar with advent candles and the symbology behind the colours on the altar.… Continue reading An advent without chocolate!