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Advent Waiting as We Near Our Destination

The Journey of the Magi …At the end we preferred to travel all night,Sleeping in snatches,With the voices singing in our ears, sayingThat this was all folly. Then at dawn we came down to a temperate valley…. ….And arriving at evening, not a moment… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting as We Near Our Destination”

Merry Christmas

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas

And as we hope for peace in this New Year, it bears repeating: I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good will to [all]! – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,… Continue Reading “On the Eleventh Day of Christmas”

May Our Lives Bring forth Christ in our World

We are all meant to be mothers of God. What good is it to me if this eternal birth of the divine Son takes place unceasingly, but does not take place within myself? And, what good is it to me if Mary is full… Continue Reading “May Our Lives Bring forth Christ in our World”

As Christmas Approaches, Let Us Be Attentive and Aware

I have enjoyed the writings of Edward Hays for many years. For today’s Advent reflection I have chosen a quote of his from A Pilgrim’s Almanac. Take time to be aware that in the very midst of or busy preparations for the celebration of… Continue Reading “As Christmas Approaches, Let Us Be Attentive and Aware”