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Advent Week Four: Christmas Eve

December 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Years ago, I was ministering at Peshawbestown, a reservation on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It was Christmas Eve.

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Advent Week Three

December 17, 2017 · 5 Comments

Advent is my favorite season of the Church Year. I love all the Advent Hymns, especially “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.”

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Advent Week Two

December 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

In reading the scripture for today, my soul yearns for the promises of kindness, peace, joy and comfort expressed in the words.

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Advent Week One

December 02, 2017 · 2 Comments

[Jesus said] What I say to you, I say to all: ‘Watch!'” Mark 13:37

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A Poem for Christmas

December 24, 2016 · No Comments

God bless you in this season and always.

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Fourth Week of Advent

December 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

It is amazing to me that, as we approach Christmas, as we near the end of Advent, when things are getting more frenetic, the fourth Sunday of Advent is Peace!

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Third Week of Advent

December 11, 2016 · No Comments

The candle we light this week is the candle of joy…the rose within the purple candles. This is my favorite of the themes. In this season of Advent, of anticipation, joy is surely a sign of our preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus!

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Second Week of Advent

December 06, 2016 · No Comments

This second week of Advent we hear the cry of John the Baptist, “Make straight the way of the Lord.” We are told to prepare, to prepare our hearts and lives.

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First Sunday of Advent

November 29, 2016 · No Comments

Wow! How did the year go by so quickly? Here we are, lighting the candle for the first Sunday of Advent. The readings tell us to get ready, to BE ready. I am not.

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Fourth Sunday of Advent - Anticipation

December 20, 2015 · No Comments

“And Mary set out, proceeding in haste into the country to a town of Judah where she entered Zechariah’s house and greeted Elizabeth.” (Luke 1:39-40)

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