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First Monday of Advent, Devotional by Brenda Mapel

Advent blessings to you! Today is the first Monday of Advent.  Advent is a season of waiting.  We wait for the last day of class.  We wait for finals to be over. We wait to know the final College Football Rankings.  We wait for Christmas to come.  The nights get longer and the days get… Read more »

Preparation and Presence

I haven’t gotten enough menu selecting and Black Friday shopping planning done yet to even think past Thanksgiving, but I was reminded this weekend that Advent is only a week away. I’m not prepared to start preparing my heart, home, or to-do lists for Christmas! Students, faculty, and staff are already preparing for the whirwind… Read more »