Happy Friday, lovelies! This Sunday is the first week of Advent, so with that in mind we have some special Christmas links for you this week....
"1% of this year's Christmas spending could mean 1 million rescue operations." Check out the Advent Conspiracy - a video by International Justice Mission about the heart of Christmas.
When You're Looking for a Christmas Miracle: Ann Voskamp writes, "They say that the most glorious mess is at the foot of the tree on Christmas Day. But there are frank people who will just straight out tell you that the whole thing can be a bit of a mess."
"Do you ever feel like you don't know what to say to someone who is suffering? Are you ever tempted to avoid the person who is going through a trial?" Carolyn Mahaney offers some advice on How to Help the Hurting.