Tag Archive for: Author Debora Buerk

Day 3. A Sweet Treat for You.

The post explores the tradition and significance of Advent calendars that count down the days until Christmas. Originated by German Lutherans, these calendars have evolved to include devotional readings or small gifts. The author relives her childhood enthusiasm for Advent calendars through daily contemplative writings on the ‘Here & Now’ blog.


In honor the Juneteenth holiday, read a little about an escaped slave turned abolitionist and Women’s Rights Activist Sojourner Truth.