Entries by Mery Donald

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A season of joy

The season of advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas, are a time for us to quiet our minds and prepare a place in our heart in order to celebrate the Joy of His salvation – the birth of Jesus Christ.
In this third week of advent the focus is on Joy.
Joy is not dependent upon what is happening on the outside of a person, it is all about how we choose to react on the inside. Joy, like love, is a choice, not an emotion. It isn’t a natural choice…

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A season of peace

The season of advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas, are a time for us to quiet our minds and prepare a place in our heart in order to celebrate the Joy of His salvation – the birth of Jesus Christ.

During week one the focus is on Hope. Take some time this week to meditate on the Hope that God has promised and Jesus has brought to the world. Take some of that Hope and share it with someone in need.

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.
Isaiah 9:2
The season of advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas, are a time for us to quiet our minds and prepare a place in our heart in order to celebrate the Joy of His salvation – the birth of Jesus Christ.