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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 Second Day of Christmas

Not Celebrate? Not celebrate?Your burden is too great to bear? Your loneliness is intensified during this Christmas season? Your tears have no end? Not celebrate? You should lead the celebration! You should run through the streets to ring the bells and sing the loudest!… Continue Reading “On the Second Day of Christmas”

On the First Day of Christmas

The Christmas Star in the night sky, the shining of the Christmas light in the night – all this is the sign that light breaks into darkness. Though we see about us the darkness of unrest, of family discord, of class struggle, of competitive… Continue Reading “On the First Day of Christmas”

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”