Days of Advent, Media, Prayers, Seasons

Advent Day 29: Christmas Day – Where the Light Begins …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynMZPaSFb1o Song: Emmanuel Album: God He Reigns (Hillsong Worship) A Prayer for Christmas God, give us eyes this Christmas to see the Christmas star, And give us ears to hear the song of angels from afar ... And with our eyes and ears attuned for a message from above, Let Christmas angels speak to us of hope… Continue reading Advent Day 29: Christmas Day – Where the Light Begins …

Days of Advent, Prayers, Seasons

Advent Day 27: The Gift of Christmas …

The American Declaration of Independence says we have an "unalienable right" to the pursuit of happiness.  God created us to be happy and joyful "in this world and the next," and Jesus says the same several times in John 14- 17.  The only difference between the two is that any happiness that is demanded from… Continue reading Advent Day 27: The Gift of Christmas …

Days of Advent, Prayers, Seasons

Advent Day 20: The Path of Descent …

The path of descent involves letting go of our self-image, our titles, our public image. I think this is one of the many meanings of the First Commandment: “You shall have no other gods before me” (Exodus 20:3). What is at stake here is not just false images of God (which mostly serve our purposes),… Continue reading Advent Day 20: The Path of Descent …

Days of Advent, Interreligious, Seasons

Advent Day 05: Trust In The Slow Work of God …

Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. And yet it is the law of all progress that it is… Continue reading Advent Day 05: Trust In The Slow Work of God …

Prayers, Seasons

Seeking the Light: Advent Prayers …

Advent is the perfect time to clear and prepare the Way. Advent is a winter training camp for those who desire peace. By reflection and prayer, by reading and meditation, we can make our hearts a place where a blessing of peace would desire to abide and where the birth of the Prince of Peace… Continue reading Seeking the Light: Advent Prayers …