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My Christmas Confession

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I missed Jesus this Christmas. This Christmas I was filled with awe, the lights, the candles, the gifts and all. I spoke of Jesus, I declared his day but I didn’t sit down to hear him say: “It’s my birthday, … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – Christmas Eve

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Advent 2015 – Christmas Eve For the longer Advents – this is Advent 28 Here is the Advent Log for day 28: Tradition was that we would have pizza. Then, we would get serious. This is the evening that we … Continue reading

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Advent Day 25 – Shepherds

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Advent Day 25 – Shepherds If you are doing an Advent Log, Light candles 1-25 Shepherds Shepherds Simple working folk. Mostly unlearned. Oddly enough, King David was a shepherd boy before he was anointed to become King. The Messiah was … Continue reading

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Advent Day 24 – Magi or Wise Men

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Advent Day 24 – Magi or Wise Men If you are doing the Advent Log, light days 1-24 The Magi or Wise Men Whatever the star was – it was important enough to the Magi, wise men, potentially astronomers, to … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – days 19-26 part 2

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Advent days 19-22 dealt with Mary, Joseph, Jesus and Bethlehem. Part 2 deals with The Star, Angels, Shepherds and Magi. That actually takes us to Advent day 26. 25 days in December until Christmas, but Advent usually starts before December. … Continue reading

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Advent Day 23 – Star

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Advent Day 23 – characters of the nativity – Star If lighting an advent Log – Light candles 1-23. Advent days 19-22 dealt with Mary, Joseph, Jesus and Bethlehem. Part 2 deals with The Star, Angels, Shepherds and Magi. That … Continue reading

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Advent Day 22 – Bethelehem

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Advent day 22 – the Fourth Sunday of Advent in 2015 If you are using the Advent Log – light days 1-22. If you are using an Advent Wreath – light all four candles. Of course, before Jesus was born, … Continue reading

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Advent 21 – Jesus

Advent day 21 – People of the Nativity – Jesus If lighting an Advent Log, light candles 1-21 Jesus In the fifth century hymn, Of the Father’s love begotten, there is much about Who and Why Christ came. The best … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – days 19 – 26 part 1

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In 2016, Advent is 28 days long. In 2017, advent is 22 days long. What? 26 days of Advent?, Isn’t Advent 24 days before Christmas, on the 25th? The length of Advent changes every year – based on the date … Continue reading

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Advent day 19 – Mary

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Advent day 19 If using an Advent Log – light candles 1-19. Mary By all accounts, a young girl, Mary was chosen to marry a man, named Joseph. But even before her was Elizabeth and Zacharias. They had been waiting … Continue reading

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