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Celebrating Advent, One Day At A Time

20151117_132157Christmas is coming!  And with it comes the hustle and bustle of lists, shopping, baking, planning, cleaning, hosting and traveling.  But there’s one thing we plan on doing this year, to make sure that craziness doesn’t make us forget about what we’re really celebrating – the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

We’ll be celebrating the four weeks leading up to Christmas with a family time each day led by Abraham’s Advent, by Lindsey Gallant.

Abraham’s Advent is a devotional covering the four weeks of Advent that can just as easily be used for personal devotions as well as family devotions.

On Sundays, there is a story to read.  It’s a narrative that winds it’s way through the ebook, concluding on the final Sunday.  On Monday through to Friday, a quick thought and some verses for reflection are included, as well as space to write your thoughts.  This open-ended approach is wonderful for encouraging discussions with children, even young ones.

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Advent starts on November 29th this year, and I’m looking forward to working through this ebook with my husband and children.  It’s only $2.99 at AbrahamsAdvent.ga.

And as a bonus, a percentage of the proceeds will go to support Preemptive Love Coalition, and organization that provides life-saving heart surgeries to children in Iraq.

For a short time only, I’ll be offering a free copy of Abraham’s Advent, right here!  This copy of the book has been paid for, so you’ll be contributing to Preemptive Love Coalition just by winning!

This contest is open to anyone around the world, and one PDF copy will be emailed to the winner.

**Congratulations to the winner: Shannon M.! **

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Megan is a WAHM to 3 (and then some) kids, who spends the majority of her time working as an Administrative Assistant, blogging and washing dishes. She loves to write about her adventures in parenting, running a home daycare, adoption and whatever else strikes her fancy!

10 Comments

  1. Aletha Oglesby

    Thanks for the reminder about Advent and sharing this resource.
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  2. Caroline @ In Due Time

    Abraham’s Advent? I NEED this!!!

  3. Miranda

    Sounds like a great devotional! I entered to win, and shared on Twitter.
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  4. Jennifer DeFrates/Heaven Not Harvard

    I’m not ready for Christmas. I am certainly not ready for our advent activities. Sigh, I need to get on the ball! Thanks for sharing a great way to focus on the real meaning of Christmas!
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  5. Lisa Morris

    Such a wonderful thing to do before Christmas!!! Thanks for sharing:)
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  6. Brianna

    Sounds like a great choice for advent this year:)
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  7. Helen

    This looks like a good resource. I’m always looking for new ideas for the family!
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  8. Marissa

    There are so many great choices out there to slow down during the Advent season and soaking the truth. Thanks for sharing a great option.

  9. Susannah

    When I was young my family read advent books like this one! They were such a great way to get our hearts in the right place!
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  10. Melanie

    That looks like a great advent devotional. I’ve entered. 🙂
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