Advent Day 9


Advent Day 9:
The Work of Our Hands

As you take time to breathe deeply in prayer
today, look with appreciation at your hands
and reflect on the many things they do—working,
playing, loving, creating.

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Advent Day 10


Advent Day 10:
The Beauty of Simplicity

Beauty rescues us from a drab utilitarian
existence. Simplicity doesn’t need to be stark
and completely minimalist.

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Advent Day 11


Advent Day 11:
Nothing Lasts Forever

“The grass withers, the flower fades;
but the word of our God will stand forever.”
—Isaiah 40

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Advent Day 12


Advent Day 12:
Life Is Too Short

Simplicity is not about being poor
and deprived; rather it’s about being
filled with joy because our needs and
wants are no longer consuming us. 

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Advent Day 13


Advent Day 13:
Love Is Always Greater
than Things

The words of Isaiah continue to offer us
comfort and stability in a life that can seem
to have neither: For I, the Lord your God,
hold your right hand; it is I who say to you,
“Do not fear, I will help you.”

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Advent Day 14:
Everything We Want

Contentment is a great gift that we
don’t always appreciate. It’s not as
rare as we might think.


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Advent Day 15


Advent Day 15:
Rejoice in Goodness

Breathe in peace, breathe out anxiety.
Breath in trust, breathe out worry.
Ask God for what you need. 

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