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Despondency and the Incarnation of God  

Despondency and the Incarnation of God  

   God is in the flesh, not operating from a distance, as did the prophets, but through Him human nature, one with ours, He seeks to bring back all mankind to Himself. –St. Basil the Great With so many tragic events going on in the world right now it is easy to lose hope and to wonder, ‘When will God […]

by · January 25, 2016 · 3 comments · Faith, Prayer
Preparing for Christmas with a new Jesse Tree Book

Preparing for Christmas with a new Jesse Tree Book

Today, I ordered this wonderful looking book for our family to use for the upcoming Phillips Fast (a.k.a. Advent). I admit, I have been dreading the fact that the fast is beginning soon (November 15th). I have been avoiding thinking about it; whenever one of the kids brings it up I tell them, “Shush, no need to talk about it […]

My Christmas Prayer From Last Year

My Christmas Prayer From Last Year

The twelve days of Christmas are past, today was Theophany, and tomorrow is back to school for us. We all enjoyed the Christmas break even though we were busy. On top of all the busyness of the holiday there were a lot of church services to go to. We are all really glad to be just down the road from […]

Preparing Our Hearts for Christ

Preparing Our Hearts for Christ

You would have to live in a cave to not know that Christmas is coming. The day after Thanksgiving, almost everyone is preparing. Shopping for presents, putting up trees, sending cards, making cookies, and hosting parties. In some churches and Christian homes the Advent Wreath will come out, maybe a Jesse Tree, and the Christmas trees and ornaments may be […]

Feliz Navidad!

Feliz Navidad!

“You are the light of the world.  A city set on a hill cannot be hid.  Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.  Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your […]

by · December 24, 2008 · 2 comments · Uncategorized
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