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Do We Still Need Advent?

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,     and cry to her that her warfare is ended,     that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord‘s hand     double for all her sins. A voice … Continue reading

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An Advent for the Rest of Us

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,     because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor;     he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives,     and the opening … Continue reading

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Where’s the “Christ” in “Christmas”?

And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men  Isaiah 29:3   I hate, I … Continue reading

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Living Like There’s No Tomorrow

I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow.  Scarlett O’Hara from Gone With The Wind I’d gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today. Wimpy (from Popeye) The Yuletide shopping … Continue reading

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Are We The Champions?

(Thanks to James Howard Kunstler for opening my (somewhat opened) eyes in regards to the following.  He got me thinking, and I got me writing.) I too sat and watched the Super Bowl last night, rooting for the (champion) Giants. … Continue reading

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