Why is Advent Like Learning to Ride a Bike?

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Advent is like learning to ride a bike. No, you don’t have to wear a helmet. No, there is little risk that you will scrape your elbows. No, you don’t even need training wheels. Actually, I can think of several similarities between Advent and learning to ride a bike. For one thing, neither is really [Read More...]

Get Ready for Advent!

One tangible thing you might want to do in preparation for Advent is to make an Advent wreath like the one I made a few years ago.

Advent is coming. It’s time to get ready. You might be wondering, “How do I get ready for Advent? There aren’t any presents to buy. No parties to throw. No decorations to put up. So what am I supposed to do to get ready?” It is true that, compared to its more popular cousin, Christmas, [Read More...]

Wedged Between Glenn Beck and The Christmas Dog

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First, I want to say thanks to those who have purchased my new (and first) e-book, Discovering Advent: How to Experience the Power of Waiting on God at Christmastime. And for those who would like to buy the book but do not own an e-reader, I apologize for not having a way to distribute the [Read More...]


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