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Love for the Hurting ~ Advent Four

And just like that….it’s Christmas Eve! Before we know it the decorations that were put up only weeks or days ago (or in my case, yesterday!) will be wrapped up and packed away for another year. But while we’re still … Continue reading

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Joy for the Hurting ~ Advent Three

Joy for the hurting. Joy……for the hurting….  Joy. Seriously? Hardly seems fair, does it? And trust me, I can feel you across the bits and pixels and bytes (I have no idea what those things are – they just sound … Continue reading

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Peace for the Hurting ~ Advent Two

A couple of years ago the vicar and I spent a cold and snowy December weekend at Yosemite National Park. We arrived late in the evening on a starless night that was very, very dark. I’m not speechless very often … Continue reading

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Hope for the Hurting ~ Advent One

There are times when you know something makes no sense – that you can’t possibly – that there is absolutely no time – that it wouldn’t be up to your standards – that (fill in whatever excuse handed to God … Continue reading

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Advent Week 4 ~Love (Christmas, Actually)

  Love                                                                                                                              Today is December 25th – Christmas – and though I am all of five days past the official fourth Sunday in the Advent season, I just couldn’t bring myself to not close the circle with some thoughts … Continue reading

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Advent Week One ~ Hope

(One year ago I wrote short devotionals for the four weeks of Advent.  When regarding the possibility of doing the same again this year, I found such great solace reading the words from last year I have decided to reprint … Continue reading

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