HOLY {Advent Day 10}

        What words can be used to adequately describe “HOLY”? 1. Belonging to, derived from, or associated with a divine power; sacred. 2. Regarded with or worthy of worship or veneration; revered 3. Living according to a strict or highly […]

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DELIGHT [Advent Day 9]

Day 9…DELIGHT The songs reflect that spirit. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Holly Jolly…from now on our troubles will be out of sight… Maybe that is your experience today. Maybe it isn’t. We are moving toward the celebration […]

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WISDOM [Advent Day 8]

1. The ability to discern or judge what is true, right, or lasting; insight. 2. Common sense; good judgment:  Proverbs 24:14 Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will […]

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READY [Advent Day 7]

My friend Joni does a very cool thing each Christmas. She picks someone and makes the Twelve Days of Christmas a real occurrence…not with swans and geese and pipers. Yesterday she surprised me with news that she is honoring me […]

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FLOOD [Advent Day 5]

Day 5 Once again, the word fits the day. FLOOD Uncontrollable, life-altering, deluge, overwhelming…words that come to mind when I hear FLOOD. Appropriate for Advent. A FLOOD of ads in the newspaper, toy commercials in television, red and green colored […]

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TIME [Advent Day 4]

My process for this daily exercise has been to look at the word early each morning, then let it roll around a bit in my head. Generally, two or three ideas come to mind, I start to write about one, […]

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PEACE [Advent Day 3]

PEACE. I crave it. Not want or simply need…crave, must have. It hasn’t always been so. Years ago, a dear friend – in an effort to be helpful – told me most days I was like a thundercloud. Ready to […]

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BOUND [Advent Day 2]

What is the first thought in your head when you hear the word BOUND?My good friend Melanie Gillchrist ( www.bluemarblegod.com) enlightened her readers today about contranyms – words that have contradictory meanings. There are very few such words in the […]

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GO [Advent Day 1]

GO.It is a word she loves…one to which she responds immediately by standing at the back door, looking at me, then the leash on the door, then me again.GO.She is not afraid. Why would she be? She trusts me…has no […]

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