Do you spend your days approaching Christmas frantically preparing for the season? It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the stress of the holiday season and to lose focus from the real reason for the season. Christine Trimpe shares a secret she learned that shifted her focus to Jesus and helped her regain her peace, joy and calm in the midst of the holiday season. She shares how to set the tone in your home with her Advent ABC Checklist.
Advent is the great expectation and anticipation for the birth of our Savior. My guest, Christine Trimpe, and I talk about preparing our hearts for the advent season and the Christmas holiday. Christine is a former casual Christian who is now passionate about God’s word and just released a book about how we can seek joy through the gospel of Luke as we prepare for the advent season.
I remember a time in my life when I believed the lie that “I must just be joy-immune.” I now know that was a lie, but I’ve also come to realize that sometimes we have to intentionally look for joy amongst the rubble of our lives. In today’s post, Adria Wilkins shares about all the creation God has given to us to enjoy. When was the last time you took a walk in God’s creation and noticed the blessings along the way? They aren’t always in plain sight. Sometimes, we have to look around for them.
Are you seeking joy or wondering how to find joy when depressed? I’m a doctor who treated patients with depression then fell prey to depression’s grip myself. It was only when I dealt with the spiritual roots of depression that I found true help, hope, and healing. Read more for how I overcame to live a life full of joy.