Advent 2019 Day 11 :: Faith

  The original Greek word for Faith in the Second Testament is the word πίστις…

Advent 2019 Day 10 :: a glorious dwelling

      In one of the traditional readings of Isaiah in Advent, the prophet-poet…

Blogging Towards the Second Sunday of Advent, December 8, 2019

Isaiah 11:1-10 & Matthew 3:1-12 Conversion is a permanent process in which very often the…

Advent 2019 Day 6 :: wilderness

  The gospel told by Mark begins: As it is written in the prophet Isaiah,…

Advent 2019 Day 5 :: prophet

  In Advent, we listen more attentively than other times to the voice and words…

Advent 2019 Day 4 :: advent

The word Advent comes from the Latin adventus which means “coming” or “visit.” It’s the…

Advent 2019 Day 3 :: hope

  The season of Advent marks the beginning of the new church year.  This first…

Advent 2019 Day 1 :: words matter

This Advent season I’m writing daily about how words matter.  I first thought of the…

Blogging Towards Sunday, December 1, 2019 – the First Sunday of Advent

  Isaiah 2:1-5 & Matthew 24:36-44   Today marks our entrance into the season of…

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 17, 2019

  Psalm 85, Matthew 22:15-22   In the tumultuous division of today, it’s often that…