An Advent daybook for these 24 days of prayerful expectation. Join me, won't you?
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Look: Angel of the Revelation, Vladimir Suchanek
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Taken from Evening Prayers For Every Day of the Year by Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt
Celebrate St. Nicholas
Give thanks for the life of the real Saint Nick today.
Today is the Feast Day of Saint Nicholas!
There are many resources available to learn about the life of Bishop Nicholas of Myra. Here’s a few I’ve found helpful:
Read Victoria Emily Jones’ excellent background on the beautiful story of The Real Saint Nick.
A prayer of thanks from Third Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan: “Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: grant us to perfectly know thy Son Jesus Christ as the way, the truth and the life, and that, following in the footsteps of friends like Nicholas who loved the poor, the weak and the young, and who gave what he had to enrich those who had but little, we may faithfully walk in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.”
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