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Desert of Doubts

As we wind our way through the final days of Advent, it may seem like a weird time to enter into a desert of doubt. Christmas is almost here! But I wonder as we wander our way to the manger, … Continue reading

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#ADVENT: A PRAYER FOR HOPE

“Arise, shine, for the Light of the world is come…” (Isaiah 60:1) “May Your waxen candles flaming spread their warmth, as their glow flickers darkness into light. May Your will be done to make us one again; may Your love’s … Continue reading

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STANDING HEART TO HEART

‘Tis the season for good cheer, but not everyone is able to put on their good cheer grooves. Times are tough. Maybe this year with so many challenges there won’t be many presents under the tree. Maybe you have lost … Continue reading

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Flowering Perseverance

On this Thursday of Advent, here’s a quick encouragement to keep on, keeping on with whatever you are facing today. Hang in there. DON’T GIVE UP!! God’s got you & God’s got this (whatever your challenges may be.) Keep trusting, … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the Prickly Bits

Preparing our hearts for Christmas, Advent is a good time to bring whatever we’re struggling with into the Light. Maybe fear has stymied our hopes into mopes, we’re wrestling with big decisions and don’t know what to do, anxiety is … Continue reading

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Darkness, Light & LOVE!

“The endurance of darkness is the preparation for great light.” Saint John of the Cross Today we remember Saint John of the Cross (1541-1591), a Spanish saint known for documenting his “Dark Night of the Soul.” Misunderstood, mistreated, and maligned … Continue reading

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Patience…More Patience!!      

On this Advent Monday we are edging closer to Christmas. There’s 12 days to go! Twelve days may seem short (looking at our to-do lists) or long (waiting for packages to arrive – in time?) Whatever the case may be, … Continue reading

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Gaudete Sunday: JOY! JOY! JOY!

“I will greatly rejoice…my soul shall be joyful in my God…” (Isaiah 61:10) On this Gaudete Sunday of Advent we are called to “Rejoice!” During this holiday season we hear carols about joy and songs of good cheer. Given the … Continue reading

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Patience & Faith-Muscles

“Let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.” Galatians 6:9 On this Advent Saturday where we are half way to Christmas (it’s two weeks from today, in … Continue reading

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December 10th: Human Rights & Advent

It seems appropriate somehow that Human Rights Day falls during Advent. “…And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 Human Rights Day 2021 commemorates … Continue reading

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