Not only is Advent a precious time to rest and find peace, it is a time to repent and remember the gift of salvation. Ask the Father to use this time during Advent to leave behind the distress and to fill your life with hope, peace, joy, and love.
Faith that is based solely on your heart or your emotions is not really faith at all. For faith to be real, there must be some evidence that forms the foundation for that faith, and this is where your brain comes into play.
We need to be having discussions with our kids about this topic because the world is. Our voice needs to be a trusted source of truth for our kids to navigate the dangerous secular landmine of their sexual identity.