Emily Shaw treats us to the
idea of ‘firsts’ this Christmas – first Christmas as a
family, first Christmas with empty chairs round the
table, firsts for joy and firsts for great sorrows. Emily
writes how from the process of life, our hearts may
require healing, and how they are like mangers,
imperfect, sometimes ragged, but having the capacity
to allow Christ to rest in them, regardless of the type of
Christmas experience we have.
This month, Emily explains to experience true joy does
not mean suffering and crosses are removed, but
co-exist in ones life to bear stronger witness to the
Referencing some of the greatest saints, and the very
popular TV series ‘The Chosen’, this is an article
brimming with insight and thought.
Reaching part three of this series by Grace Morey, she finishes off with the three final lessons she learnt from her unconventional COVID wedding, including giving, God’s provision and the learning of virtues that underpin her marriage now.Continue reading »