Advent-ures: Going Nutty!

So, What Do Nativities Have  To Do With Nut Cookies? Bear with me, they connect in my mind (somehow ) . . . Not everyone knows that the French nativity scene, or La Crèche de Noël, is more than just your average Mary-Joseph-BabyJesus-Shepherds-Angel deal. Most American people (like me) grew up with your average nativityContinue reading “Advent-ures: Going Nutty!”

Advent is Coming! Advent is Coming! (That’s Redundant Redundancy!)

“Advent” comes from Latin, and it basically means arrival or coming. It is a time to pause and recognize the arriving HOPE in the form of Jesus Christ, God incarnate! I love pausing in the mayhem of Christmas preparations to recognize and appreciate that Jesus coming was heralded throughout the ages; foretold throughout history as the coming hopeContinue reading “Advent is Coming! Advent is Coming! (That’s Redundant Redundancy!)”