Category Archives: Advent

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! source Today our family will light our first Advent candle – a purple one.  This candle signifies hope. As it says in Romans 15:12-13 12 And again, Isaiah says, “The Root of Jesse will spring up,     one who will arise to rule over the nations; …

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Kris Kindles – an Advent Tradition

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! We start Kris Kindles (KK’s) today, the first day of Advent. This literally means “Christ Child”.  We choose names from a bowl and treat that person as the Christ Child for the Christmas season.  This is our gift to Christ on his birthday – …

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Advent at our House

Advent – the anticipation of the “coming” of Jesus, Our Lord and Saviour, born as a baby is a stable in Bethlehem.  We celebrate this birth on Christmas. Of course, lots of us have traditions in our families for Christmas, but we can make the season of Advent just as special.  Take a look at some …

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