Today's Thursday Encouragement is a bit longer than most as it's part of this year's Advent series.
Let Us Find Our Rest In Thee // What is “Advent” anyway?
I realized recently that I've been approaching this season and these posts with the assumption that those who I'm talking/writing to already know most of what I know. Today's post seeks to lay a foundation of my understanding of Advent, both within its original historical context and how it is recognized today.
Reblog from 2021: Let’s Talk About Advent Calendars
Resharing this post that might be my favorite thing I wrote in 2021 because it's still relevant ♥️.
Ponder Nothing Earthly-Minded // Thoughts At the Beginning of Advent 2022
Do you know the hymn this lyric is from?
Jana Rambles 22.6 // On Running, Endurance, and Hope
Today's post was born one recent morning when I had just finished a run while listening to the Radically Christian Bible Study Podcast. The episode was from January 11, 2021 and titled "Character Produces Hope (Romans 5:4)". Although I have run more this season than in the recent past, and despite the fact that I... Continue Reading →
Jana Rambles 22.5 // Fall Thoughts & TBR
On Wednesday, August 10th, Dunkin announced that its Pumpkin Spice flavored drinks would be available starting the following week. That's enough to get me into an autumnal mindset!
Jana Rambles 22.4 // The One About Summer in the Parks
The time I spent outside this summer, despite the incredible heat, was so enjoyable. This is a park/nature/God appreciation post.
Jana Rambles 22.1
This started as a Facebook post to accompany a playlist I have been working on lately, but it quickly became unsuitably long. It's a different pace from what I usually write and doesn't completely fit my blog's theme, but I hope that you can get something out of this, or at least enjoy the playlist at the end.
Looking Back & Ahead: 2021 Reading Goals Recap and Announcing 2022 Intentions
This post is an honest look at the goals I set and an introduction to my 2022 goals.
Let’s Talk About Advent Calendars – 12 Days of Christmas 2021 Day 3
You probably do not need a special calendar to remind you when December 25 is, but we all could use a daily reminder to focus on why we are celebrating this day and in this season. Today's post is a bit of a vent, although it does have a substantial point, so if that doesn't sound appropriately holly and jolly to you for a Christmas post, feel free to duck out now.