Advent — Day 7

If you’re anything like me, you are pretty jazzed this time of the year! It’s the Season of Advent on the Church Calendar.

Advent is the time when we anticipate the coming of our LORD. We look back, remembering His coming to us as a baby long ago; and we look forward to His coming again – any day!

My son Simon’s kindergarten and first grade teacher, Joanna Gellermann, like her mother before her, had an annual tradition of giving her students an Advent Bag. The class parents were awestruck!

Twenty-five tiny gifts in a small paper bag were actually object lessons for the Bible passages tucked inside! Kids and their families got to unwrap the season with a reason, one day at a time.

This Advent series is dedicated to my Sister in Christ, Joanna Gellermann.

Cotton Balls - Day 7

We could use cotton balls as ear plugs

to muffle loud noises, like a thunderstorm.

But, we know someone who doesn’t need cotton.

Jesus can control the weather!

Matthew 8:23-27 (NIV)

Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!”

He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.

The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!”

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Please come back tomorrow, for another installment of: ADVENT — Counting the Days to Christmas!

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Anna

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If you're anything like me, you haven't always believed that God's forgiveness and grace are meant for you, and I want to help change that. I help women see God in their story by sharing MY story, and I do that at SkyBlueAnnie.com - Living a Sonrise Life. I’ve found that so many women struggle with applying the Bible to their daily life, which is why my passion is showing you Biblical Truths, and where to find them, and sharing anecdotes from my life, so you can see you’re not alone in wrestling with The Truth. One of the things my readers love most is that I share from my heart, and I would love for you to see if my story resonates with you, or compels you to explore God’s Word for yourself.

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