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three short takes for Monday

O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name,     make known his deeds among the peoples. 9 Sing to him, sing praises to him,     tell of all his wonderful works. 10 Glory in his holy name;     let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. (1 Chronicles 16) ONE: Sunday evening North Carolina got a…

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everything else evaporates, and what we are left with is pure love: Advent Day 22

A few posts back we discussed the “Meaning of the Nativity” (Day 17). But today – the Fourth Sunday in Advent – I can’t help but return to the powerful image, and wonder at how the simple – very human – drama of the stable brings everything else about this time of the year into clear focus. Last Christmas,…

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