Tag Archive | He must increase; I must decrease

Depressed or lonely at Christmas? (and the winter solstice)

≈ Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Advent O come, thou dayspring, come and cheer Our spirits by thine advent here; Disperse the gloomy clouds of night And death’s dark shadows put to flight.                                           […]

Advent Day 17 ~ What’s it all about?

Tuesday of the third week of Advent  Dear reader, I’ve decided to take a deeper turn in this Advent blog. As I get closer to Christmas, my prayer is opening up to two things in the last few days. (1) a deeper realization of my sinfulness and frail human nature. and (2) an ongoing surrender […]