"When a soul recognises the will of God and shows a readiness to submit to it entirely, then God gives Himself to such a soul and renders it most powerful succour under all circumstances." - Rev. Jean-Pierre de Caussade

Sunday, December 2, 2012

1st week of Advent

Thankfully the confirmation students at our church were selling Advent wreaths today, because I've been meaning to buy one ever since Logan and I got married. And here we are, 3 1/2 years later...and we finally have an Advent wreath. Terrible, I know.

So our little family lit the first candle while doing a little devotion (a devotion book came with the wreath), and I'm hoping to do that every day this Advent. But we'll definitely do it every Sunday! Having a baby really motivates you to want to start traditions and stick with them.

I am oh so very glad this liturgical season is here! Sometimes it's entirely too easy to get wrapped up in daily life and forget about being prepared for the day Jesus comes again. I definitely need to work on that...

"Let us then lay aside the works of darkness and put on the armor of light" -Romans 13:12

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