Archive | December 8, 2011

How Did Advent Originate (And Some Fun Resources)

December 8, 2011

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I did some research on the Internet today to find out how Advent originated. There’s no clear timeline when the ritual of Advent became popular, but it has been credited to the Catholic Church, most likely with Pope St. Gregory the Great in the 6th Century.  The practice of the Advent Calendar came later  with the […]

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Provoking Thoughts About Christmas

December 8, 2011

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A few days ago, I made up a list of some of my thoughts about Christmas.  The big one was how behind I was, which I remedied last weekend by settling down and finishing gifts that I was making and ordering things that needed to be ordered. But the rest of my list is less […]

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