December 25 | Amazed Read: Luke 2:25-33 Reflect: What is the most fragile-yet-beautiful thing you’ve ever held? Act: What hope has emerged or been strengthened in you this season? Share that at your table today, no matter how small.
December 24 | Snug Read: Luke 2:8-20 Reflect: Who or what comforts you when things are difficult? How do you provide comfort to others? Act: Donate a coat. Share a blanket with someone close. Give hugs.
December 23 | Promise Read: Luke 2:1-7 Reflect: What decisions do you want to make for yourself, and which would you willingly defer to another? Act: Work on finishing one commitment you made. Get it done before the year is up.
December 22 | Branch Read: Jeremiah 33:14-16 Reflect: How do you fit in your family of origin? What makes you similar, and what makes you different? Act: Pick up the phone and call someone from your family from whom you are distanced. Bless them.
December 21 | House Read: Psalm 115:9-13 Reflect: Of all the places you’ve lived, where is home for you? What makes that place the most important? Act: Invite someone to your holiday table who is away from home.
December 20 | Divine Read: Genesis 1:24-27, 31 Reflect: When is it easiest for you to believe you are created in God’s image? When is it a struggle? Act: Look for the divine in those you encounter today and see if that changes how you relate/react.
December 19 | Dawn Read: Luke 1:68-79 Reflect: At what time have you most looked forward to a new day? Act: Get to sleep early tonight so you can watch the sunrise tomorrow.
December 18 | Love Read: Luke 1:46b-55 Reflect: At what time has a gesture of love made you dream with hope for the future? Act: Be gracious today. Do something that will change one person’s tomorrow.
December 17 | Shine Read: Psalm 80:1-7 Reflect: Where and/or in whom is the presence of God strongest for you? Act: Find a photograph of that place/person. Post it to your social media profile(s) or carry it with you.
December 16 | Faith Read: Hebrews 11:1-8 Reflect: What did you once believe that you don’t anymore? How has this changed your faith? Act: Be intentional today about engaging with idea that challenges you. Wrestle with it in faith.