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Advent Day 3 – The wolf and the lamb – the owl and the lion

Tuesday of the First Week of Advent Dear Friends, Isaiah dreams of a bright future for us; he also chastises us for our idolatry and unfaithfulness to God and our best selves (We will look at this later>) But today he shows us a wonderful vision: the animals lead the way to peace! Then the wolf […]

Advent Day 2 From swords to plowshares – guns to roses

The price of peace paid by the Prince of Peace Monday of the First Week of Advent Dear Friends, Today’s reading from Isaiah is a famous one: They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore. […]

Advent Day 1 ~ Stay Awake! Be prepared!

Dear Friends, Sunday, November 28th begins the Advent season for the liturgical Christian churches.  Funny enough, we begin at the end — thinking about THE END – the end of the world.  The early Christians believed Jesus was coming “soon and very soon.” The early generation of Christians thought the end would come soon.  Jerusalem […]