Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” - John 8:12 (NRSV)

One time when our daughters were young, a big blizzard caused our power to go out. At first our daughters were afraid of the darkness. When my husband, Jim, and I lit our emergency candles, our girls enjoyed the bright, dancing flames. The light filled the darkness while we ate...

Today's Prayer
O Christ, thank you for your light of life. Help us to remain focused on you in this season and always. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 8:12-20

Thought for the Day

I will let Christ’s light shine through me today.

Prayer Focus

To focus on Christ this Advent season

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