[Daily Advent Reflection] Setting our Course Toward Bethlehem.

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Setting our Course Toward Bethlehem. Daily Advent Reflection. Kyle Mobley. Romans 13:11-14. Friday, December 23, 2011. It might not be The prettiest thing that you'll ever see But it's a new day, oh baby it's a new day And it might not look like A beautiful sunrise But it's a new day, oh baby, it's a new day. -- Robbie Seay Band, "New Day" Listen: [ YouTube ] These daily Slow Church Advent Reflections are based on the Daily Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary (Year B). We love for you to read and reflect along with us! To keep up with this daily Advent … [Read more...]

[Daily Advent Reflection] Claiming a People and a Place.

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Claiming a People and a Place. Daily Advent Reflection. Craig Goodwin. John 7:40-52. Saturday, December 17, 2011 Lo! How a rose e're blooming From tender stem hath sprung Of Jesse's lineage coming As those of old have sung It came, a flowerth bright Amid the cold of winter When half-spent was the night - "Lo! How A Rose E'er Blooming"   Lo How A Rose E’er Blooming by Sufjan Stevens These daily Slow Church Advent Reflections are based on the Daily Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary (Year B). We love for you to read and reflect … [Read more...]

[Daily Advent Reflection] Incarnating Christ in our Places.

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Incarnating Christ in Our Places. Daily Advent Reflection. Chris Smith. Micah 5:1-5a Wednesday November 30, 2011 Because we have not made our lives to fit Our places, the forests are ruined, the fields eroded, The streams polluted, the mountains overturned. Hope Then to belong to your place by your own knowledge Of what it is that no other place is, and by Your caring for it as you care for no other place, this Place that you belong to though it is not yours, For it was from the beginning and will be to the end -Wendell Berry, from “Sabbath Poems 2007, VI.” [ Read the … [Read more...]


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