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Advent 4: Love

Seek and Ye Shall Find Lovesurroundsthe Christ child.Shepherds draw near.Angels adore him.Wisemen arrive with gifts.His birth is a miracle.We watch thousands of years laterfor angels. Lo, Christ is among us.Seek where love is, for there ye shall find him.

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Advent 3: Joy

Keeping Watch With care and trepidation, the shepherdsare watching their flocks under the stars,when an angel proclaims to themthere will be a holy birth.Imagine you are therewhen the baby comes.Fear becomes awe.Your heart fillswith greatjoy. Joyis foundin waiting.Observing thosestanding in … Continue reading

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Advent 2: Peace

Dona Nobis Pacem In peacewe watch and waitfor the baby Jesusborn under the Bethlehem star.In complete silence, the world holds it breath.Behold there are tidings of joyfor Christ will come again.We watch and waitfor peace.

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Advent 1: Hope

A Light in the Darkness Hopefinds mein darkness,shining its light,illuminatingpathways through challengesI face along my journey.Hark! There’s mystery in the air!Angels proclaim Christ will come again.With anticipation, I wait and watch.

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Resilience by Faith

Seekbalance.It takes strengthto sway and findthe center again.Formed by God’s gentle hands,our hearts and minds are openedto life in its fullest moments,bound together by love and not hate.Shaped by our faith, we can bend and not break.

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Stirring the Pot

AsI walkwith Jesusthis holy week,there is brokennessaround me on all sides.The world seems out of balance.I feel at loss for what to do.Stir in me the compassion to bindthe wounds of those who cannot feel your love.

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Let There Be Light

Lightshines throughthe cracks ofmy brokenness,illuminatingmy soul, my life, my all.My spirit is renewed bylove so amazing, so divine.Though the journey is fraught with dangerI fear not, for my times are in God’s hands.

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The Age of Uncertainty: A Cloud of Unknowing

Thesanguinetruth aboutuncertaintyis we cannot knowwhat is about to be.The future holds the answers.When we look back, we see clearlywhat was in a cloud of unknowing…what is and what was, but not what will be.

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The Age of Uncertainty: Moving Forward

Movecloser.Open it.Walk through the doorof uncertainty,boldly with intention.The window offers onlya glance of the present moment.The world cannot stand still forever.Open the door to God’s kingdom on earth.

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The Age of Uncertainty: Calming the Storm

Intimes ofconfusion,the mind is likea rushing river.Focus with awareness,guiding thoughts to something kind.Hear the voice of God in the wind,letting energy flow unhinderedinto the joy of an uplifted heart.

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