#Day 24 – Read The Story Of Jesus’ Birth

On this final day of Advent, when Christmas is almost here, perhaps take some time to reflect on what the season is really celebrating – the birth of God as a human child, vulnerable and weak – An expression of His tender love and care for us, the desire to draw us close to him…

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#Day 23 – Play A Game

Christmas seems to be the time when we expect to feel connected and family-oriented. We envisage seeing friends and family, eating good food, having a couple of fancy drinks, and generally celebrating the season of goodwill and cheer… although that often isn’t the case.Sadly we may instead find ourselves spending far more time (and in…

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#Day 22 – Have A Nap

The last few days of Advent can go by in a blur… Christmas is almost here and regardless of how planned you are, there always seem to be last minute things to get ready. It can be exhausting. The last thing you want, is to be so tired during the actual festivities that you cannot…

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# Day 21 – Walk with your family

This winter seems to have been largely dreary and wet or oddly mild – at least it has where we are. Getting out for a walk can be so difficult when the days are short and dark, cold and wet, and everyone is tired. It is the end of a looooong year and we are…

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#Day 20 – Counteract Exploitation

This Christmas, how can we be a light in the darkness and bring hope and justice to the oppressed?
Here are a few thought…

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#Day 19 – Tell The Story Of Their Birth

We all need to know where we’ve come from – how we came into the world – what it was like. Knowing the story of our beginning helps us to know who we are. I’ve known for years that I was a 30-hour labour for my mother, that her and my dad got to the…

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