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Each day, a special Advent-themed Daily Jolt, with an opportunity for reflection and a microChallenge. Some of the reflections come from unlikely sources, and the challenges help you to take an action, usually a small one, based on the reflection.

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November 25th, 2008

BustedHalo Advent Surprise Calendar

Surprising Info and Prizes on EACH DAY of Advent

 
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The Grand Prize drawing in our Advent Surprise Calendar contest — a Sirius Sportster 5 Satellite Radio with car and home installation kits plus a free six-month subscription to Sirius Satellite Radio (a value of over $200) — will be conducted Friday night / Saturday morning at 3 a.m. EST. Enter in today’s calendar posting.

Remember, all valid entries for a daily prize received between November 30 and 3 a.m. EST December 20th will be eligible to win our random drawing for the grand prize. There is no limit to the number of times you can enter (each entry however must be accompanied by the email address of a friend you’d like to invite to BustedHalo.com.)

The Grand Prize winner will be announced by 11 a.m. Saturday morning, and their prize will be on its way.

Keep coming back every day until Advent is over for daily prizes of books, t-shirts and Sirius swag, as well as opportunities for reflection, for action, for learning and for Charitable giving.

One of the major themes of Advent is waiting to be surprised by joy. This anticipation is not merely a long and extended wait for the great joy of receiving Jesus as our gift on Christmas, but rather to create a spirit of daily anticipation. What does God have in store for me today?

That same sense of surprise is evident in traditional Advent Calendars, where, throughout the season, children open different calendar windows to reveal special surprises. With both of those elements in mind, Busted Halo® has created our own Advent Surprise Calendar. Each day of Advent will open a new link on our calendar that will contain a chance at winning a great prize as well as an opportunity for reflection, for action, for learning and for Charitable giving. Readers will find everything from unusual Advent facts and Christmas reflections from some VERY unlikely sources to Christmas recipes and opportunities to reach out and surprise others this holiday season.

We’re also giving away great prizes DAILY! Every day of advent we’ll give readers the chance to enter a random drawing to win prizes that include a grand prize of a a Sirius Sportster 5 Satellite Radio with car and home installation kits as well as a free six-month (6) subscription to Sirius Satellite Radio (a value of over $200 (two hundred dollars)). Other prizes include

“Sirius Swag”—Sirius Satellite T-shirts, shoulder bags, hats etc—as well as books, cds and dvds from BustedHalo.com’s Halo Store. (Read contest rules here.)

All you need to be eligible is come back to our calendar each day, open that day’s new link and follow the instructions on how to enter your name in the drawing. It’s easy, you can enter as often as you’d like (and up your chances of winning). Winners will be chosen within 24 hours and notified.


Winners so far:
Nov 30 – Mari A. of Philadelphia, PA
Dec 1 – Melissa P. of Torrance, CA
Dec 2nd’s winner of a Sirius T-shirt + Sirius Swag is Frank P. of Bristol, CT
Dec 3rd’s winner of a Sirius-XM Hat + Knapsack is Carol R. of Lacey, WA
Dec 4th’s winner of a Halo Store Grab Bag is Nicole B. of New York, NY
Dec 5th’s winner of a Sirius T-shirt + Sirius Swag is Daniel S. of Westmont, IL
Dec 6th’s winner of a Sirius-XM Hat + Knapsack is Marcelle G. of Silver Spring, MD
Dec 7th’s winner of a Halo Store Grab Bag is Emily C. of Marksville, LA
Dec 8th’s winner of a Sirius-XM Hat + Knapsack is Paul S. of Yonkers, NY
Dec 9th’s winner of a Sirius T-shirt + Sirius Swag is Charlene B. of Cincinnati, OH
Dec 10th’s winner of the Anne Rice Spiritual Memoir is Shane F. of Omaha, NE
Dec 11th’s winner of a Sirius T-shirt + Sirius Swag is Darcy
Dec 12th’s winner of a Sirius-XM Hat + Knapsack is Andrew N. of Jamaica Plains, MA
Dec 13th’s winner of a Halo Store Grab Bag is Anna W. of Kailua, HI
Dec 14th’s winner of a Sirius-XM Hat + Sirius Swag is Tara E. of Huntingtown, MD
 
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  • Barbara

    Ditto “M’s” comment. The link for 12/3 does not seem to be working. I will try to check back later in the day.

  • M

    The link for today, Dec 3rd appears to be broken. Need to get my Advent Calendar fix!

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