Morning to Night

Morning to Night

Slowly I blink my eyes open and roll onto my side. I take a moment to gather my scrambled thoughts, “what is that whistling?” As it begins to increasingly grow louder I realize that I am ever-so-rudely being awakened by, not one, but two alarms going off (which I had ambitiously set earlier than I [...]

Chocolate Filled Calendars, Candles, and Expectantly Waiting.

Chocolate Filled Calendars, Candles, and Expectantly Waiting.

Ah yes, Advent—the time of the year you get 25 days to eat tiny chocolates out of a cardboard calendar. And/or, if you attend church then the time of year that your church begins lighting candles the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. Both the chocolate calendars and the lighting of the candles are heavily [...]