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Peace On Earth Challenge For December=Week 2

Courtney over at http://www.womenlivingwell-courtney.blogspot.com/ has issued a challenge for the month of December to put more peace in our lives and shift the focus back to where the focus of Christmas should be.
Here's this week's challenge: Take out your calendar andSCHEDULE a night where you will take a warm refreshing bubble bath. Bring your Bible. Read the story of the birth of Jesus in Matthew 1, 2 and Luke 1,2.
Here's why: A bubble bath is something COMPLETELY free that only you can give yourself. It is something we do alone and a place where we can stop the rush, hush, reflect and see clearly. I know there is a temptation at the end of a weary day to turn on the television and have a snack. This is a common stress reliever - but it doesn't get us alone with God and it doesn't give us the peace that our souls long for. Television is empty. God's word is full.An awesome bubble bath takes planning so here's what you need:
1. Privacy - all c…

Peace On Earth Challenge For December

Courtney over at http://www.womenlivingwell-courtney.blogspot.com/ has issued a peace on earth challenge for the month of December. I am going to see how it goes, it worth a shot if it can help make my life any less stressful and help put the focus of Christmas where it should be and that is on Jesus,the REAL REASON for the season.
Here is the 1st challenge(I am a week behind but figure better late than never)---
This week challenge is Write at the top of your December calendar page--I Peter 5:7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.This will be a reminder every time you look at your calendar and feel anxious about all you have to get done - to pray. God cares for you. Release your worries to him and rest in him.
Also, go buy an extra large candle and light a candle everyday in your home in the month of December. I will be starting mine this morning! But you can start yours anytime. I will be placing mine in the living room - the main hub of my home. Each time the c…