Tag Archive | Feast of St. Francis Xavier

Advent Day 2 ~ Swords to plowshares ~ Guns to roses

Monday of the First Week of Advent Dear Friends, If you’re new to this Advent blog,  I recommend reading Welcome to Advent to get a sense of why we spend four weeks preparing for our Christmas celebration and how it can help we (and you) deepen our spirituality. It can work whether you are a […]

  Thursday of the First Week of Advent 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 […]

Advent Day 4 ~ Our God becomes flesh

Our God became flesh. He saves us as man. God really, really likes the human race! (The doctrine of the INCARNATION has the root “carn” or “meat” ~ meaning flesh. Thus, also “carnal”, “carnival.” Or “The world, the flesh and the devil. Interesting, huh?