While we wait for the coming of Christ this Advent, Sarah Damm introduces us to Saint Lucy, whose life is a light in winter’s darkness.
As the dawn of a new year is upon us, Sarah Damm encourages us to begin it with prayer and guidance from the saints.
During Advent, the traditional Ember Days invite us to slow down, enter into the quiet and stillness of Advent, and truly prepare Him room.
Sarah Damm offers 6 ways to prepare now for a quiet Advent so we can truly be ready for Christ’s coming this Christmas.
On the Feast of the Epiphany, Sarah Damm suggests three ways to celebrate through pondering, prayer, and praise.
As winter comes to a close, and the dawn of a new season is upon us, Sarah Damm reflects back on the last three months and shares what she has learned.
Inspired by Scripture readings from the Christmas season, Sarah Damm shares simple ideas to beat the winter blues and fully embrace winter.
With Thanksgiving just two days away, there is a lot to do. My plans include cooking, baking, and cleaning. I have always liked the Thanksgiving holiday. To be with family and friends, to pause in gratitude for God’s abundant blessings. It’s a good day. Often, the Advent season begins the Sunday right after Thanksgiving. We have just a couple of days to transition from pumpkins and fall hues to our Advent wreath of purple and pink. This year, however, Advent…
My emotions surrounding the New Year swing from excited to nervous. I anticipate with hope the new opportunities and adventures that surround the dawn of a new year. What is in store? What is around the corner? At the same time, I feel timid, because I have made plenty of resolutions in years past that fizzle after a month or two. Will I fail again this year? Recently, I heard some wise words that are helping me think differently about the New…
During the Advent season, the Lord invited us—the weary, worn out, and overwhelmed—to come to Him. He invited us into silence and stillness with short Scripture verses, Christmas hymns, and pondering prayers. In our time with Jesus, we found hope—even in the midst of waiting, because we discovered that we are not alone in our waiting. He is waiting with us. And hope brought joy! The weary world rejoiced indeed on Christmas Day. I pray that this Christmas season has…