Category: Advent

Glimpse Four

I seek to prepare to celebrate the birth of God-with-Us this year by watching for instances of the holy breaking into the ordinary.  With eyes wide open and a spirit attempting to be attentive, I will share glimpses of glory that I witness as Christmas approaches.   Bald eagles are one of nature’s Christmas gifts …

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Glimpse Three

I seek to prepare to celebrate the birth of God-with-Us this year by watching for instances of the holy breaking into the ordinary.  With eyes wide open and a spirit attempting to be attentive, I will share glimpses of glory that I witness as Christmas approaches.   When you did it (not) to one of …

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Glimpse Two

I seek to prepare to celebrate the birth of God-with-Us this year by watching for instances of the holy breaking into the ordinary.  With eyes wide open and a spirit attempting to be attentive, I will share glimpses of glory that I witness as Christmas approaches.   They shall not hurt or destroy on all …

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Glimpse One

I seek to prepare to celebrate the birth of God-with-Us this year by watching for instances of the holy breaking into the ordinary.  With eyes wide open and a spirit attempting to be attentive, I will share glimpses of glory that I witness as Christmas approaches. A light shines in the darkness. On it’s way …

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Advent 2013 – 13 December

“Be patient, therefore, beloved, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious crop from the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. You also must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.” James 5:7-8 Given that patience has …

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Advent 2013 – 9 December

“Hope does not disappoint us…” Romans 5:5 When I emptied my mother’s house, I discovered a collection of 67 wishbones. Really.  I counted them several times to be certain I had it right. If you’re skeptical of that number, you can come count them yourself; because strange as it seems, I packed them up and …

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Advent 2013 – 2 December

“The days are surely coming… More than ten years ago, an oncoming train rammed my house. Metaphorically speaking, of course. The Church of the Extravagant Welcome stood in the middle of it all and then crossed to the other side of the road and continued on, leaving me as collateral damage. My support system was …

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