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Prayerful waiting

The Bible speaks a lot about the need to persevere in prayer, but Perseverance grows in the soil of waiting. Continue reading

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An Imprint of Hope

I have been guilty during Advent of presuming that I am the only one who waits, as if I alone represent the whole earth longing for renewal. Continue reading

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An Advent Retreat

With what appears to be a 2 month barrage of Christmas sales, jingles, and the holiday mantra of “more more more!’, it’s hard not to be sucked into the mentality that the journey to Christmas is about how we best execute our consumer plans. Continue reading

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The wonder and challenge of Advent

How do we help children and their families find creative ways of celebrating Advent? How can we enable them to find that quiet place of expectancy in the midst of overfull schedules and lengthy “to do lists?” How can we do this without overburdening our volunteers, so that they too can experience a season of joyful anticipation? Continue reading

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