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this advent season

I heart Advent. A whole season devoted to a longing for Christ’s birth. It’s my favorite time of year. The entirety of Fall ranks as a close second, but Advent is still clearly the winner. {because there is clearly a competition between the seasons going on in my head} I loved Advent long before I had kids, but having 3…

in the not quite christmas spirit

That’s our Jesse Tree sitting sad and empty yesterday before it received it’s first ornament. Normally the season of Advent get’s me all excited but this year I’m a wee bit distracted. We have 2 HUGE things on the table for the first part of the year and it’s hard not to be completely focused on them. One of them…

christmas 2010

Christmas has come and gone. With all the effort My Soldier and I put into the Advent season building up to Christmas, it arrived with a bit of a dud. CHRIST was glorified, and that is all that matters. But the day itself was a bit off. The Soldier and I tried to put our finger on it… Was it…