Advent Joys As We Learn More About Christmas Carols With Our Grandkids: Angels We Have Heard On High

by Kaye Swain

Merry Christmas season has begun for all of us in AND out of the Sandwich GenerationAdvent officially starts Sunday. But the Christmas spirit has bit my Sandwich Generation family BIG TIME. We've already done some Christmas shopping; the Christmas tree is up and in the process of being decorated, a couple ornaments at a time as the grandkids come to visit; and Christmas music is often found playing  in my car and house. 

One of my grandchildren and I were singing a favorite old carol together, Angels We Have Heard on High. When we finished, he asked me what it meant. We had fun looking up the Bible passage that went with this lovely carol and working through the lyrics and the Scripture together. Then, we decided that would be perfect for this Christmas season – a fun way to teach them more about the songs they've grown up hearing and a sweet opportunity to hide more Scripture in all our hearts.

I made two cute pictures – one to teach the verses that Angels We Have Heard On High is based on. 

Angels to encourage the Sandwich Generation granny nanny and grandkids

There appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, 14 "Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased. Luke 2:13-14

The second, which is currently in my iPhone, is a joy-filled reminder from the Psalms that God has long promised His people His peace. Such sweet joy.

Encouraging Bible verses on peace for the Sandwich Generation si

 

The LORD will give strength to His people; The LORD will bless His people with peace. Psalm 29:11

And, of course, a couple of coloring pages for our grandkids to enjoy.

Angels to encourage the Sandwich Generation granny nanny and grandkids - coloring page

Encouraging Bible verses on peace for the Sandwich Generation - coloring page

Such a delightful way of leaving a sweet spiritual legacy in their hearts, don't you think? I hope you'll join us on this fun Advent Adventure as we prepare our hearts and minds for Christmas. Have a blessed week! 

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Kaye

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