Archive | December 2008
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The fourth day of Christmas December 28 — the Feast of the Holy Family and third day of Kwanzaa. I met this young couple at a welcome station in the mountains of Virginia in October 2007. As I ponder this image I see Joseph and Mary and Jesus in them. May their be a touch […]
Today, December 26, is the second day of Christmas, the sixth day of Hanukah (Hebrew) and the first day of Kwanzaa (African American). May we learn about our own and each others’ celebrations. It’s easy, just Google the words above. For us Christians the mystery of Incarnation (God-becoming-human in the person of Jesus Christ) needs […]
Here we all are, Lord. It’s Christmas Eve 2008. Some of us believe in You, Lord. And some of us are so cynical about life that we don’t believe in anything much. I wish you could touch these folks, Lord. Some of them are people I care for very much. Most of all, I hope […]
Take a moment in this busy season to reflect upon its inner meaning. I yearn that we might recover our Catholic tradition quietly waiting and preparing during the four-weeks of Advent for the coming of Christ into our lives. For we who are Christians we await, Jesus, Yeshua, the Messiah , who is for us […]
Here they are again, Lord. Light and shadow together. In this case, it appears the shadows on the lawn outside my apartment are actually making room for the light. It seems the shadows are even escorting the light! And the golden cast of the afternoon sun is awesome, Lord. I am always in awe of […]
Misty mornings can be cool, Lord. They can teach us about You, about us. There is lots of misty-ness in our lives, Lord. We often don’t see anything clearly. But You are still there, our sun, the Son somehow, some way, penetrating the fog, the mist. Help us realize that mist is OK, Lord. Misty-ness […]