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October 5, 2022

Forget Your Past Mistakes

A few years after completing my civil engineering degree, I prayed and fasted in the hope that God would provide me with a job with a multinational company. God answered me,...

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October 4, 2022

Neighbors in Need

“God, grant me an opportunity to help someone today,” I prayed. It didn’t take long to receive an answer. After I returned from the store, I noticed an elderly neighbor struggling...

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October 3, 2022

Overcoming Challenges

After a difficult shoulder surgery, I was severely limited in my daily activities and spent many of my days alone. I developed anxiety and, according to my counselor, a form of...

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October 2, 2022

Wafers with Love

I met Eva in 1995 during a meeting of the World Day of Prayer International Committee in Australia. We became friends, and though she lived in Poland and I lived in...

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October 1, 2022

Never Really Behind

Date nights. New cars. New homes. Engagement rings. Smiling children. It feels like every time I log on to social media, this is all I see, while I’m still single, working...

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September 30, 2022

Last Year’s Lilies

Last week I noticed something in our yard that had escaped my attention for an entire season. In all of my comings and goings from home, I had failed to see...

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September 29, 2022

A Message from God

My husband had been ill for several days, and we were worried he may have contracted the COVID-19 virus. We live with our parents and young children, and the idea of...

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September 28, 2022

Love Everyone

I can vividly imagine the foot-washing scene in the Gospel of John: Jesus taking off his outer garment, wrapping a towel around his waist, kneeling to remove the disciples’ sandals, and...

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September 27, 2022

The Privilege of Prayer

I have recently found myself frustrated with how difficult it is to communicate in today’s world. Many medical providers are so busy it takes several weeks or months to see a...

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This season, Whitney R. Simpson has given us the gift we must open: a clear, accessible invitation to connect with the divine spark that is within us. This is the best present: being present for Jesus’ birth, God made human.”


Learn more about our newest Advent resource, Fully Human, Fully Divine here.