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Series of daily readings and reflections during special spiritual seasons and times.

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 14• silence 2

“Silence frees us from the need to control others. One reason we can hardly bear…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 13• song 1

  “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming” is one of, if not my favorite, Advent…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 12• saint 2

  Our image of Santa Claus surprisingly has its genesis in a Christian Bishop who…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 11• service 2 (generosity)

  Christmas is sometimes called the Season of Giving.  What giving means though can contain…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 10 • theology 2 (Gustavo Guitiérrez)

  Yesterday I went with a church member to deliver toys and gifts we’d collected…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 9 • practice 2 (fasting)

If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 8 • scripture 2

  Malachi 3:1-4 Luke 1:68-79 Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6   The scriptures readings proposed by…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 7 • silence 1

Silence is golden. But it isn’t easy in our loud world. Sherry Turkle’s book on…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 6 • action 1

The word became flesh and stayed in our neighborhood.  John 1:14   This notion is…

Advent Devotion 2015 :: Day 5 • saints 1

  I come from the Protestant tradition, and have lived and worked in a majority…