During the Advent season,  you are invited to participate in a devotional exercise. Our theme for the season is “Are we there yet?”  Have you ever been on a journey and wondered if it was ever going to end?  Have you ever found yourself asking:

Where are we going?
How will we get there?
How far do we need to go?
Who will come with us?
What do we need to do?
Whom are we waiting for?

This devotional is image based.  If you receive Jubilation via Canada Post, you will find enclosed within the envelope a pack of image cards.  If you receive Jubilation electronically, or have arrived here via the Jubilee website, you can pick up your pack of image cards at in-person worship, from the church office, or view the images electronically here! 

You can also download a .zip file.

Below is a list of 28 questions.  The backs of each card also hold space to write down your thoughts and reflections. You are invited to use the images and the questions in whatever way works best for you. The devotional is designed to be engaged briefly every day, but there are no rules!  Do it all in one sitting. Simply look at each of the cards as you pray or meditate. Hand them out to your friends and family.  Find an image that speaks to you and carry the card around in your pocket.

We hope that the cards and this devotional offer an opportunity for creative centering and reflection as we journey together towards Christmas.


Day Date Question Card #
1 Nov 27 Which image makes you smile?
2 Nov 28 Which image feels the most real?
3 Nov 29 Which image makes you feel uncomfortable?
4 Nov 30 Which image seems the most true?
5 Dec 1 Which image makes you sad?
6 Dec 2 Which image would you pass on to a friend?
7 Dec 3 Which image fills you with hope?
8 Dec 4 Which image speaks to your past?
9 Dec 5 Which image doesn’t belong?
10 Dec 6 Which image do you wish for your future?
11 Dec 7 Which image confuses you?
12 Dec 8 Which image do you want to rip up?
13 Dec 9 Which image hurts your soul?
14 Dec 10 Which image feels most like Advent?
15 Dec 11 Which image feels most like Christmas?
16 Dec 12 Which image will you hold on to throughout the year?
17 Dec 13 Which image has your favourite colours?
18 Dec 14 Which image needs more explanation?
19 Dec 15 Which image is telling a story?
20 Dec 16 Which image feels like home?
21 Dec 17 Which image makes you look twice?
22 Dec 18 Which image would you pray/meditate over?
23 Dec 19 Which image is lying to you?
24 Dec 20 Which image do you need?
25 Dec 21 Which image sparks questions?
26 Dec 22 Which image holds answers?
27 Dec 23 Which image is your favourite?
28 Dec 24 Which image says God is with us?