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24 Days of Tea: Day 18

!!! SPOILERS !!!

If you do not want to know the types of tea or order that the teas come up in this advent calendar than don’t read any further :) 360 more words


Making the House Ready for the Lord

By Mary Oliver

Dear Lord, I have swept and I have washed by

still nothing is as shining as it should be

for you. Under the sink, for example, is an… 137 more words


Advent 2014 – 5 days ’til Christmas

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.

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Joy Wrapped in a Babe

We draw nearer to the stable. In a week we will arrive once again, standing in hay and tinsel, and know that God has come, begging us to cradle the flesh of the Creator. 50 more words

Advent Day#19: preparing

Today Paulina and I were at home getting things ready for the weekend when the sisters and their families come for our Christmas gathering. We are celebrating a bit early this year to accommodate the other families. 71 more words

Life In The Dakotas

St. Augustine: what we can learn from the Incarnation

Near the end of book 13 of De Trinitate (“On the Trinity”), Augustine lists some of the main things that we can learn from the incarnation of the Word: 150 more words


Open your eyes to the presence of God

Third Week of Advent – Friday

John 9:1-7

As he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be made manifest in him. 286 more words