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O Come, Emmanuel, King of Peace! (Music Video)

Dear friends,

Last week, I published a post titled, “Ho-Ho-How to Keep Christ in Christmas.”  I shared about one of the many ways my family focuses on Jesus during the Christmas season— Advent. 337 more words

Faith

imagine what is was like for the shepherds ....

Tonight, the third of our Advent meditations was based on the Shepherds.
You can read it below and hear it here.

can you imagine… 171 more words

Advent

Snapshot & Whatnot: Powerful Love

SNAPSHOT:

Chincoteague Island, Eastern Shore, VA

& WHATNOT:

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear… ” (I John 4:18)

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” Jimi Hendrix… 7 more words

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Carol Service homily

There’s a story I heard of a meeting in heaven between three archangels – they had been given by God the task of working how how to spread the good news of Jesus’ birth, and they couldn’t agree! 702 more words

Hymns

Der Dritte Advent

Leider ist der Dritte Advent fast vorbei. Aber manchmal lässt dem Erdenbaer das Leben kaum Zeit. Erfreut euch am dritten Licht.

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Advent: December 17th

Today’s creature is the Waterhorse. The Soundcloud clip is here.

The famous Loch Ness Monster – or Nessie – is a waterhorse. The photographic “evidence” above is the “surgeon’s photograph” from 1934. 201 more words

The Saints of Advent

John 1:6-8,19-28

Today we contrast John the Baptist preparing the way of the Lord with inquisitors searching for their own meaning within tradition. John revealed a new interpretation on an old custom teaching those inquisitors to get outside themselves, and to practice new riffs on old songs through the art of preparation. 725 more words

Spiritual Maturity