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Posts tagged ‘Jesus’

Life in the Margins – Advent 2013

If you find yourself in the margins this Christmas season, know that there is One who sees you. He was born into and lived His life in the margins and He'll meet you right where you are.

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The Truth About Faith: Why Do We Hide Our Struggles?

I’m so frustrated. I have been for quite a while now. Frankly I’m tired of writing about things that seem negative. Why not just be a cheerleader for God? I believe in His power & His healing embrace. The problem is it wouldn’t be honest of me to say I live in victory, when I often struggle. Read more

Focus, Distraction & the Impossible

I’ve got a number of things on my plate. I’m sure you can relate. Work, projects, family schedules all can easily drive me to distraction. And to be honest, they do more often than I’d like to admit. Read more

Advent: Lighting the Way for the Sacred

One by one, candles were lit, pinpoints of light leading the way to the grand celebration of the birth of the Christ child – midnight mass. Golden light shone from the tops of paper bags glowing with warmth. Every year we celebrated this way, a coming together of community from all different denominations, a celebration of light and life.
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Advent: The Divine Silence Broken

Angels Announcing the Birth of Christ to the Shepherds
by Govert Teunisz Flinck, 1639

Waiting is a part of life, often an unwanted, unavoidable reality. The silence that comes with waiting can be deafening. The silence so real, we hear it echoing in our minds when we pay it heed.
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