La Vida’s final Advent devotional meditates on Galatians 6:4–6 and the importance of allowing God to guide our impact in the world.
Week three of La Vida’s Advent devotional series considers the question posed by Nathanael in John 1: “Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?”
The role the wise men play in the Christmas story requires presence and focus: they noticed the star and followed it to Jesus. They took the time to pause, look up and notice. And what they noticed led them on a journey that required immense focus and determination.
The first devotional in a series of Advent meditations by the La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership reflects on the inherent truth of God’s promise in the name, ”Immanuel.”
This season, many women will give birth outside of the hospital. Although they share in Mary’s labor pains, they have angels of a different kind: certified nurse midwives like Story Jones ’04 who do their part to create a more comfortable environment (than, say, a barn) for bringing a baby into the world.