One of the themes of Advent is Joy. Joy is often confused with happiness. Happiness is a feeling based on a state or condition of well being. Being happy is a good thing. It is temporary and can change as often as the direction of the wind in Central Texas.
Advent is about the coming of Christ. The coming of Immanuel - God with Us. Because of Immanuel God with us: We have hope. We have hope because of despite what junk is in our past through Christ we can have a future. We have hope that no matter what is happening now we have … Continue reading Advent: Joy
Found this one thanks to a suggestion from a reader. The song is Joy by Apollo 100. It is their take on Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring. I had never heard of Apollo 100 but I liked the song. According to Wikipedia they were a short-lived instrumental group from Britian founded by arranger Tom … Continue reading Sounds of the Season IV
I was tagged by Rebecca. 3 Joys Spending time with The Big Guy. Family Friends 3 Fears Spiders Snakes -- Had a few close calls when I was younger Being totally isolated 3 Goals Find a job I'm good at and like. Loosing weight. For The Big Guy to finish his PhD. 3 Current Obsessions … Continue reading 3 Things