GUEST POST from Don: Christmas As A Poor (Rich) Child

Growing up poor along a rural Pennsylvania back road made Christmas extra special.  The road was not a shortcut to anywhere except to the homes which dotted its edges.  The land next to that road, where there were not homes, had woods,  hay fields, or pastures.  At the time I did not understand how poor we were.  We had a …
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Supernal Sunday – Dec. 18, 2022 Edition

Today is the fourth Sunday of Advent, the tradition is that of lighting the candle of love. Though I don’t belong to a high church that celebrates Advent, I love that it gives us a month to think about what the birth of God in the flesh means, and to share His Word, and our …
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Supernal Sunday – Dec. 11, 2022 Edition

Today is the third Sunday of Advent, the tradition is that of lighting the candle of rejoicing. Though I don’t belong to a high church that celebrates Advent, I love that it gives us a month to think about what the birth of God in the flesh means, and to share His Word, and our …
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Supernal Sunday – Dec. 4, 2022 Edition

Today is the second Sunday of Advent, the tradition is that of lighting the candle of peace. Though I don’t belong to a high church that celebrates Advent, I love that it gives us a month to think about what the birth of God in the flesh means, and to share His Word, and our …
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Advent 2021 – Discovering Love – Dec. 26

Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. And he came in the Spirit into the …
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