What I appreciate most about the Advent season is two things: 1) all that is packed in it and 2) all the ways to see it and gain insights for life. What’s packed in? Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa… and more, I’m sure. Add to formal… Continue Reading “Waiting with Perspective”
The autumn season is my favorite of the year for the weather change because the southern United States gets hot. There is a freshness I feel that re-energizes me. When we “fall back” in time and I get to reunite with my one hour,… Continue Reading “Advent: Reminder of possibilities”
On Christmas day (or Christmas Eve in some observances) we light the Christ Candle. The Christ Candle is the only white candle and it can be lit with the purple and pink candles or alone instead of the other candles. White represents the absolute… Continue Reading “Living in the Power of Advent”
Merry Christmas to all! We are near the completion of our Advent observance. I pray the focused time on the coming of Christ and all the lessons of Advent inspired greater sensitivity and awareness of the real Christmas miracle. God came to mankind in… Continue Reading “Light the Candle of Love (Advent Week #4)”
To mark the third week of Advent, we light the pink candle (or a third purple candle). The candle of joy is also called the Shepherd Candle. I thought we might begin this entry with the lyrics to the classic Christmas carol written by Isaac… Continue Reading “Light the Candle of Joy (Advent Week #3)”
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