Advent Devotional Recommendations

It’s Advent.  A time of spiritual preparation for Christmas.  You may have seen many of the children’s Advent devotionals, but have you got one for yourself yet?  I have three Advent devotionals to recommend: ‘Jesus Calling’ This is a free online Advent devotion.  I haven’t used it before, but I’ve signed up for this year:  Jesus Calling ‘God is in … Continue reading

The Value of Thanks-Giving

This week, when my American friends are celebrating that wonderful time of ‘Thanksgiving’, and as I look forward Advent which starts on Sunday, I want to share with you from a little devotional written by Sarah Young.  The book is ‘Jesus Calling’: “Thankfulness takes the sting out of adversity. That is why I have instructed you to give thanks for everything. … Continue reading

The Importance of Aimless Questions

Did you ever get bombarded with ‘why?’ questions?  Did it drive you mad, so that you wanted to shout ‘Shut Up!’ ?  I did.  One of my children, in particular was relentless in asking endless questions when he was a preschooler, so that there were times that my ears would be ringing and my brain aching at the end of … Continue reading