Days of Advent, Seasons

Advent Day 20: Creator of the Stars …

Creator of the Stars God of Epiphanies You are the Great Star You have marked my path with light You have filled my sky with stars naming each star guiding it until it shines into my heart awakening me to deeper seeing new revelations and brighter epiphanies. O Infinite Star Giver I now ask for… Continue reading Advent Day 20: Creator of the Stars …

Days of Advent, Prayers, Quotes, Seasons

Advent Meditation: Different Every Year …

Every year we hear the same stories. Mary, Joseph, shepherds, angels, foreigners – all on different journeys and all converging in Bethlehem. These stories, carols, church services, school plays: the same every year but also different. Different because we are different every year. Every year we bring ourselves to these stories, and we’re always changing.… Continue reading Advent Meditation: Different Every Year …

Days of Advent, Seasons

2017 Advent Daily Meditations …

So let this winter of listening be enough for the new life I must call my own. — David Whyte from House of Belonging (Winter of Listening) 2017 Advent Meditation Journey December 03: Making Room for Christmas December 04: Let There Be Peace on Earth December 05: Wait and Hope December 06: Listening For God … Continue reading 2017 Advent Daily Meditations …

Days of Advent, Seasons

Advent Day 15: Mary’s Yes …

Our love must not be a thing of words and fine talk. It must be a thing of action and sincerity — John 3:18 Sooner or later we have to say, "I have to do what I have to do," as did Franz Jägerstätter, the Austrian peasant who almost single-handedly opposed Hitler.  Have you ever… Continue reading Advent Day 15: Mary’s Yes …

Days of Advent, Seasons

Advent Day 03: Wait and Hope …

There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. Live, then,… Continue reading Advent Day 03: Wait and Hope …