Tagged: “daily advent 2013”

While We Wait: Day 15

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. _________________________________________________________ If I’m being really honest, my first thoughts of Christmas are not those […]

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While We Wait: Day 14

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here.   ________________________________________________________ Today’s song was written and recorded by Bobby Harrison (that’s Rebecca Cabrera […]

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While We Wait: Day 13

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. ________________________________________________________ “O Holy Night! The stars are brightly shining, It is the night of […]

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While We Wait: Day 12

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. ________________________________________________________ Christmas sneaks up on me every. single. year. I love Thanksgiving and there […]

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While We Wait: Day 11

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. Sarah Utterbach wrote these words: “Patience is the bridge that carries you from the […]

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While We Wait: Day 10

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. ___________________________________________________________ Waiting can feel uncomfortable and awkward, but waiting can also be freeing and […]

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While We Wait: Day 9

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. __________________________________________________________ Anticipation is a word I rarely use favorably.  I use it with the […]

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While We Wait: Day 8

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. This post is a recording of a passage from Isaiah; a beautiful vision of […]

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While We Wait: Day 7

Each day during Advent, we will post some sort of reflection having to do with waiting, anticipation, hope. Each one will be different, each one a chance to pause and take a breath during this busy season. Past posts are archived here. “The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in […]

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While We Wait: Day 6

Wikipedia’s page on “anticipation” describes anticipation as “an emotion involving pleasure, excitement, and sometimes anxiety in considering some expected or longed-for good event.” Pleasure. Excitement. Anxiety. If I asked which feeling was preferable, I’m sure very few would voluntarily pick anxiety while you wait for your good event! It’s true that feeling anxious can represent […]

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