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Advent – Birthing of Christ Conciousness

So, this post is a bit different for me.  The experience I share isn't unusual for me, it is the sharing of it that is. I am reluctant to share some of the more intimate experiences but felt, maybe this might be an encouragement to someone. Last week during a quiet time,  I found myself…
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Joy of Good News

There are many kinds of good news. The best news for me was the birth of my three sons, and seeing them each succeed in their own ways. For some, good news may be winning the lottery or an all clear on a medical test, getting a new job or buying a new car. We…
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Preparing and Repairing

As we progress through the season of Advent, we continue with our reflection, practices, and preparation in anticipation of the incarnation of love in the Christ child. This week I have been prayerfully considering the ideas of preparing and repairing. The Gospel reading below tells of John the Baptizer, the forerunner of Jesus, and whose task…
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Rugged Hope

  The Psalmist once wrote that hope deferred makes the heart sick. The Old Testament is full of stories of a people who wrestled with hope. In the face of crushing defeats, plagues, exile, and captivity after captivity these people persevered. They managed through generations of tragedy to find the grace to persevere when many…
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