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Blogging Towards Sunday, January 1, 2017

New Year’s Day 2017 Psalm 131; Luke 2:21-40 The Book of the Psalms are a collection of poems and songs, the ancient prayer book of the Hebrews, used undoubtedly by … Continue reading

December 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016

 Isaiah 7:10-16 & Matthew 1:18-25 The Fourth Sunday of Advent   We’re in the fourth week of Advent, Christmas is drawing near. The time of the solstice approaches, the longest … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016

Isaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:2-11 The word joy comes from the Old French joie, based on Latin gaudium, from gaudere ‘rejoice.’ While it’s a feeling it’s neither trite nor easily dismissed. … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards the Second Sunday of Advent, December 4, 2016

The Second Sunday of Advent Isaiah 11:1-10; Matthew 3:1-12 We live in a time of great division. While that seems to be part of human civilization, it seems more divisive … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · Leave a comment