Tag: Hope

In the Storm

“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are Mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be...

Joy in Abiding

Written by Dawn Rutan The third week of Advent is typically associated with the theme of joy. Of the four themes, love, joy, and peace...

Hopes and Fears

Written by Dawn Rutan “The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight” (Phillips Brooks). The first Sunday of Advent is...

A Brief Thought for Advent

Written by Dawn Rutan The four traditional emphases of the Advent wreath are hope, peace, joy, and love. As I was looking at some Scriptures...