Category Archives: #Advent

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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Rejoice and Blossom

Joy Sunday, Gaudete Sunday, the Pink Candle Sunday…whatever you call it, the readings today have a mixed reality message. The rejoicing does not come without a cost. The wilderness and dry land shall be glad. Strengthen the weak hands. Make … Continue reading

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Bread of Adversity

Tomorrow we light a new Advent candle. This week of Hope will be ending shortly. Where did you find Hope? When, as in the First Reading, we are given the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, we are … Continue reading

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