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Hope in the Midst of Advent

Hope in the Midst of Advent 640 800 Nicole

https://eirenicole.com/wp-content/uploads/ep204-Hope-in-the-Midst-of-Advent.m4a   Advent is an arrival or coming, particularly one that is anticipated, long awaited. The advent season is certainly one of anticipation and the very clear knowledge that something is coming . . . and soon. But doesn’t it tend to be more that of Christmas concerts, office parties, and end-of-semester papers and finals;…

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Lenten Prayer Practice – Holy Saturday

Lenten Prayer Practice – Holy Saturday 150 150 Nicole

Because God’s love has been poured into our hearts . . . Rm5:5 How might I minister #hope to someone this Holy Saturday? Holy Trinity, center me now that I may notice Your creative intention, nest in the broad, safe space of Your presence, and intentionally nurture another with the same. What word or phrase…

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Giving Tuesday – Advent

Giving Tuesday – Advent 150 150 Nicole

#unselfie #givingtuesday #givehope This week we lit the first candle of the Advent wreath: the Hope candle. A fitting focus for giving Tuesday. Give hope by giving back, and give back by giving of yourself! The first candle of the Advent wreath symbolizes the hope that Jesus’ life birthed into our reality. As image bearers,…

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Hope: Holding Together

Hope: Holding Together 150 150 Nicole

The key is hope, by, Greer Snyder On Sunday, the first of Advent, our family sat at the dinner table after church for a meal. I was still trying to assemble our Advent wreath while we talked about the meaning of lighting the first candle: hope. We began discussing the reasons Jesus came to be…

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