Advent reflection

By Faith, a Christmas reflection — Bronwyn Angela White, New Zealand

By faith, Mary let go of fear, and engendered a mothering God. This faith may lead us through labyrinths of doubt, laughing hysterically, shouting in protest, lurching in denial, finally making it to our foundation, our place in the world, our home. By faith, Joseph took comfort from a dream, embracing complex, reconstituted, extended family […]

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Watch! — Mary Luti, USA

Keep watch! Thoughts for Advent – could be morphed into a Children’s Message We used to wear watches. Now we wear devices. Still strapped to the wrist. Still sometimes called watches. Still showing us the time.  But mostly we check them for everything but the time – our heart rate, driving directions to Fred’s, how […]

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Advent, time to pray and prune — Angie Brock, USA

Peace be within your walls and quietness within your towers. Psalm 122:7 I think of Advent as a “pray and prune” time –a whole liturgical season in which to weed and prune in order to reset our hearts and souls as we prepare for and make the pilgrimage to the manger. Advent is here. As […]

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