Category Archives: #Advent

Holding My Hand

Today’s reading from Isaiah 41 is a good reminder of our creaturehood.  The Lord calls Jacob a worm and Israel an insect, promising to help them as their Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel. The Lord says I, the … Continue reading

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Code Blue in the Satellite Lab

“That cannot be for me,” I thought, as I lay there on the floor, holding my leg proudly in the air, like some wounded flamingo. “Code Blue-doesn’t that mean I’m having a heart event?” i had gone to the Satellite … Continue reading

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What to Become?

In the Gospel of Luke today, we read about the naming of John the Baptist, who is given a moniker that puzzles people. Only when Zechariah concurs with his wife Elizabeth about the name does a bit of Christmas magic … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Son

The sun showed up early this morning in all its glory, as if to say Here I am, after the longest night of the year,  here I am where I have always been, waiting for you to notice me.  Ah, … Continue reading

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Do You Hear?

Do you hear what I hear? Angels appear in the oddest of places with the most remarkable timing. People often ask me what is helpful in this cancer maze. I cannot explain why a person does something and I find … Continue reading

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Love Came Down

Love comes down, from Heaven to earth, in a Divine Leap of Joy at Christmastime. God leaves the heavenly throne and rests his head as the Son in a manger because there was no room for him elsewhere. How often … Continue reading

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Clothed With Joy

As I read Psalm 30 tonight, I pouted.  Joy has not always come in the morning this week, but I do feel clothed in Joy. When I lit the Joy candle on Sunday, I thought I would relight it as … Continue reading

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