Good Days…Bad Days With Maureen Pratt

Good Days…Bad Days With Maureen Pratt


Advent 2012: What’s Stirring Within?

posted by mpratt

 

Image courtesy of nuchylee/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Advent Day 18:  What’s stirring within?

You’ve been working so hard for almost three weeks. Preparations for Christmas. Perhaps, travel. Visits with family and friends. Work. School. Health. And Advent.

Many of your activities have been external, and you’ve been looking ahead to each event, each occasion and, especially, to Christmas.

But, also, during these days of Advent, you’ve been looking inward. Appraising, praying, seeking wisdom, preparing your spirit and, perhaps renewing faith and courage, hope and energy that have been troublesome or perhaps weakened during the past year.

So, with a few days remaining of this very powerful time, what’s stirring within you? Is your love for prayer and reading Scripture blossoming? Is your skill of listening to God more focused and deep?

Are you beginning to get answers to questions or guidance for the road ahead?

Advent is very definitely not a one-way street. During this time, the more we sit in quiet and contemplation, and the more we seek God and His wisdom, the more stirring we will feel within our souls.

Isn’t that wonderful?

Blessings for the day,

Maureen



Advertisement
Comments Post the First Comment »
post a comment

Comments are closed.



Previous Posts

A Praying Spirit: Returning to a Prayer Answered
If you find that your prayer time has been overshadowed by concerns, wants, needs, and disappointments, you might need to go back. Back? Where? Back to when God answer

posted 7:18:39pm Jan. 31, 2015 | read full post »

Chronic Pain and Illness: How We Do It All
When I talk with people about what I do, their response is frequently, "How do you fit it all into a day?" My response, generally, is, "I don't." The concept of "a day" is v

posted 7:17:48pm Jan. 27, 2015 | read full post »

TLC Tuesday: Snowed In But Not Snowed Under
As I write this, a light breeze is tickling the fronds of the palm trees outside my window. The sun is shining - a bright spot after some gentle rain last night. It's warm enough

posted 7:03:34pm Jan. 27, 2015 | read full post »

Food for Thought: Song of the Sea
Oh, wow, what a wonderful movie is "Song of the Sea!" The story, animation,acting, and music all combine to make a beautiful and moving story lyrically laced with Irish folklore

posted 11:47:41pm Jan. 26, 2015 | read full post »

A Praying Spirit: We Are (Aware of) the World
Many chronic illnesses impose restrictions on our ability to move about freely in the world "at large." Whether because of mobility issues, sight or hearing problems, or, as

posted 5:25:38am Jan. 24, 2015 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.