Posts with the tag “christmas”
The Secret Blessing
by Devon McCoy on December 17th, 2020
I painted in the dark once. Blindfolded. But before I get to that, let’s go on a little journey. A few years ago, in my senior year of high school, I began a tradition I have now continued each Christmas season. The tradition is simple -- it’s a commitment to “doing Christmas” intentionally. In the past four years since, I’ve built a rhythm where I begin thinking about Christmas in November and ...
Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room
by Devon McCoy on December 9th, 2020
The classic Christmas hymn ‘Joy to the World’ is always a mark that the holiday season is upon us. I love how, well...joyful it is. Joy--one of the fruits of the Spirit-- is something I think we always desire more of, and often can seem so elusive. We sing about it, we want it, we know that Jesus’ coming brings it, but I think a lot of the time we don’t know how to experience it, or even more, to ...
Back to Abiding
by Devon McCoy on December 2nd, 2020
We’ve made it to the Christmas season once again. To me, this year feels like it was a blur and just flew by. I can’t believe we’re at Christmas already. It can be easy to slip into feelings of hopelessness and restlessness in the climate that we’re in, but we get to choose the mindset that we’re living in. It’s so easy to focus on what we’re missing, what we wish was different, but remember t...