Ruth E. Hetland (Minnesota)
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The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (which means “God with us”). - Matthew 1:23 (NIV)
Advent may be the church season of beginnings, but in the northern hemisphere Advent occurs during a cold season in which very little in nature is pointing to burgeoning life. But life is there nonetheless. Deep under the ground, seeds are waiting for the warmth of the sun to bring...
God offers me hope and new beginnings.
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