Every year, Peter and I pull out our very favorite Advent book: God With Us: Rediscovering the Meaning of Christmas. (Here’s what I wrote last year, when I recommended it.) If you’d like the opportunity to prepare your heart to celebrate the incarnation, this book is for you.
And if you want something for your kids that involves more than candy and chocolate, I also recommend this simple sticker-Advent calendar.
Just read The Paris Wife by Paula Mclain and loved it. Not a happy book, but a beautiful one about Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley. As for articles, here are a few you might enjoy over the long weekend:
19 signs you’re seriously overdue for a smartphone sabbatical huff.to/1c0o7oH
In other news, I’m going to enjoy a long weekend with my family, so please check back in on Monday. Happy Thanksgiving!