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Advent

It’s advent. That time of the year when we ponder again the mystery of Jesus coming as a baby and long for him to come again. As anyone who has been around these parts a while knows, I love and … Continue reading

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On Darkness…

It’s been dark for way too long now. In the midst of the tinsel, the food isles, the sparkles and shiny The darkness creeps. We smile loud and long and yet the cracks appear. The darkness lurks. In the debt, … Continue reading

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Christmas is almost here…

And so we stumble on, term is almost over, the holidays have almost begun and we are more than ready for them. Today we had our Carol Service at church. We sang again those old old songs which tell of … Continue reading

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Zechariah and Elizabeth (Advent recycled)

I love the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth, if you have no idea what I’m talking about go away and read the whole of Luke chapter 1. Done it? Good. I love the images of this couple, serving away in … Continue reading

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Advent Prayer for a gloomy dark morning.

From the prayer book I use each day: “Everlasting God, it’s Advent once again. We’ve eagerly waited for change, but it appears little has happened. Expand in me the great hope that one day I will be raised from this … Continue reading

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Advent

Alright people, it’s advent. Advent is that brilliant time where we get to remember for a whole 24 days what the whole point of Christmas and, lets face it, life is. You might find a few adventy posts around here, … Continue reading

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Advent brings the meaning?

Lillan wrote a comment on one of my last posts questioning why there was a lack of meaning in the present if Jesus isn’t going to come back. Thinking about it made me write this blog post. It’s a good … Continue reading

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