• Community in Mission | 12/24/2019 | Staff
    As the end of Advent approaches, the Office of Readings features some final admonitions from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah. On the one hand they console; on the other, they challenge us to remain...
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  • Godspacelight | 12/24/2019 | Staff
    When I contemplate becoming like the Christ child, as Christine has asked the Godspace community to do this Advent, vulnerability is the first thing that comes to mind and heart.
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  • Jesus Creed | 12/22/2019 | Staff
    Today we relight the first three candles of the Advent Wreath — the candles of HOPE, PEACE and JOY. Now we light the fourth candle of Advent. This is the candle of LOVE.
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  • experimentaltheology.blogspot.com | 12/22/2019 | Staff
    where the grass was bathed in song. that held angelic hosts and golden light. Branches - Leaves the branches and leaves. What did we hear? Stars into the stars. What did we see? has been fulfilled....
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  • The Last Refuge | 12/22/2019 | Menagerie
    The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying: Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God; Netherworld - Sky let it be deep as the netherworld, or high as the sky! “I will not ask! I will not tempt the LORD!” Isaiah...
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  • The Aquila Report | 12/21/2019 | Staff
    Each year, in our month of waiting to mark the arrival of God himself in human flesh, we remember the people of God who waited centuries — centuries! — for the coming of the promised Messiah to...
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  • Godspacelight | 12/18/2019 | Staff
    For Christmas last year I received an amaryllis bulb—the kind that’s shipped in a box with the premixed soil, plastic pot, and step-by-step instructions. Just as directed, I planted the bulb up to...
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  • Community in Mission | 12/17/2019 | Staff
    One of the least well-known, yet most theologically important, Advent hymns is “Rorate Caeli Desuper.” Some congregations know it under its English title: “Drop Down Ye Heavens from Above.
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  • Religion News Service | 12/17/2019 | Thomas Reese
    SHARE THIS! (RNS) — During Advent, in the Scripture readings used at Mass, Catholics hear a lot from the Prophet Isaiah. He speaks of hope. Deserts will bloom; refugees will return to Jerusalem;...
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  • Godspacelight | 12/17/2019 | Staff
    If we can’t become like children in Advent, there may be no hope for us! Advent is one of the times of the year when there is permission for adults to “play”: decorating our homes, wearing colorful...
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  • (in)courage | 12/17/2019 | Staff
    After a few weeks of asking, “Is it bedtime yet?” only to realize the clock’s hands barely skimmed six, I resigned that winter’s darkness had hijacked my circadian rhythms and sentenced me to a...
    534 views josh567
  • Jesus Creed | 12/15/2019 | Staff
    Today we relight the first two candles of the Advent wreath. The candle of HOPE and the candle of PEACE. Now we light the third candle of Advent. Candle - JOY - Jesus - Savior - Nearer This is the...
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  • The Last Refuge | 12/14/2019 | Menagerie
    The desert and the parched land will exult; the steppe will rejoice and bloom. Rejoice - Joyful - Song and rejoice with joyful song. the splendor of Carmel and Sharon; Splendor - God the splendor of...
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  • RevGalBlogPals | 12/13/2019 | Staff
    According to my calculations, Advent is more than halfway over. How are we feeling? I’m guessing that you might feel a bit like I do, so please, take a deep breath. Repeat. And one more time. Ok.
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  • Jesus Creed | 12/8/2019 | Staff
    Today we relight the candle of HOPE. Now we light the candle for the second Sunday in Advent. This is the candle of PEACE. Jesus - Jesus - Hope - Peace As we prepare for the coming of Jesus, we...
    670 views Emzah92
  • The Last Refuge | 12/7/2019 | Menagerie
    and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” It was of him that the prophet Isaiah had spoken when he said: Paths make straight his paths. and had a leather belt around his waist.
    978 views cv2angels
  • internetmonk.com | 12/7/2019 | Chaplain Mike
    The Lord be with you. John the Baptist proclaimed, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” One of our most beloved stories at Christmas time is a tale about repentance — Charles Dickens’s...
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  • RevGalBlogPals | 12/6/2019 | Staff
    Advent invites us to introspection. We consider the year as it winds to an end, we consider the resolutions we so optimistically made eleven months ago (if we even remember them), we consider how we...
    558 views gbabii05

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