Saturday, December 1, 2018

Women of Advent


When I opened e-mail the other morning,
 there was a message from a favorite teaching site, 
JeanneOliver.com.

In appreciation for choosing her network for online courses,
Jeanne gifted current and former (me) students with a free class.
And there were tons to choose from!

So, in the spirit of the Christmas season,
I chose "Women of Advent"
taught by artist Sheila Archly.

Here is the class preview,
if you're interested: Women of Advent.

In Latin, advent means coming.
The season of Advent celebrates the coming of Christ,
and begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas.

The Women of Advent series features four women
 in the genealogy of Jesus
as described in the New Testament, Matthew 1:1-17:
Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, and Bathsheba.
The fifth woman named in Matthew is Mary.

Advent begins tomorrow.

Hope to see you then.


Advent wreath
Pixabay


29 comments:

  1. It's great to see you blogging again, Chris. Happy Advent.

    God bless.

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  2. Happy Advent.
    I do like the image you've used.

    All the best Jan

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  3. My Advent wreath is on the table and the first candle has been lit today . Now I will check out your classes, have a nice Sunday.

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    1. Thank you, Jane.
      I bet your wreath is just beautiful!

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  4. Enjoy this dear Chris! Happy Advent for you!
    Big hugs, Susi

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  5. Happy Advent, prelude to a Christmas that I wish with great happiness for the whole family.
    For me they are very special because I was born on December 24, the day of the birth of Jesus Christ, it is a very special date.
    Best regards.

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    1. Thank you, Jose. I wish great happiness and good health for you and your family, too!
      Yes, a very special birthday indeed :)

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  6. Happy Advent! Enjoy this class!
    Warmly, Rike

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  7. Hello Chris,
    A nice creation for Christmas. Wonderful.

    Best regards,
    Marco

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  8. Thanks for the reminder about the start of Advent, actually today now.
    Hope you have fun with the class. How nice to get a class as a present.

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    1. Thank you, Sheila.
      Yes, it was very generous of Jeanne Oliver to do that :)

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  9. Congratulations on your women in Advent! Such a beautiful gift! dearest greetings - Ulrike

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    1. Thank you, Ulrike. Yes, it was a wonderful gift :)

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  10. Happy Advent Chris!!!! LOVE the photo of the wreath!!!

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  11. Thanks for that, Chris.
    Did you make this wonderful piece I don't know the word for?

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  12. No, I wish I had. I got the photo from the free online site Pixabay.com.

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  13. Wishing you a very happy advent dear Chris!

    I found this series interesting and informative

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