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Making Room

I need a silent night, a holy night To hear an angel voice through the chaos and the noise I need a midnight clear, a little peace right here To end this crazy day with a silent night –Chorus to … Continue reading

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Comfort and Joy

God rest you merry, Gentlemen, Let nothing you dismay, For Jesus Christ our Savior Was born upon this Day To save poor souls from Satan’s power, Which long had gone astray, Which brings tidings of comfort and joy. “God Rest … Continue reading

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Why We Wait

“In the First Advent, Christ the Lord comes into the world. In the next Advent, Christ the Lord comes as Judge of the world and of all the world’s thrones and pretenders, sovereignties and dominions, principalities and authorities, presidencies and … Continue reading

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Preparing the Way

If you board the wrong train it is no use running along the corridor in the opposite direction. —Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 1938. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way … Continue reading

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Advent and the Armor of Light

“God becomes man. Man does not become God. The human order remains and continues to be our duty, but it is consecrated. And man has become something more, something mightier. Let us trust life because this night must lead to … Continue reading

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