Tag Archives: Advent

The Grace and Impatience to Wait

I lit the first candle in my Advent wreath tonight, the winding up of a day spent in various forms of preparation – at Mass, preparing my heart, at home, cleaning and cooking to prepare myself and my house for … Continue reading

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Lingering

Not so long ago my friend Karla Adolphe started dropping hints on her facebook page that she was headed into the studio to record a Christmas EP.  The thought of Karla’s voice singing Christmas carols made me smile, and I … Continue reading

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And so it begins again…

Tomorrow Advent begins, ushering in the season of waiting and watching for Christ to come, and starting, as it does each year, a new church year in a place of longing. I don’t feel ready for Advent, ready for Christmas, … Continue reading

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The Grace and the Impatience to Wait

For a several years now, I’ve loved a book of prayers written by Walter Brueggemann titled “Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth”.  It contains some of the most poetic and profound prayers I’ve ever encountered, and as I flipped through … Continue reading

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