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Advent: prophecy 3

He is coming to live with us: it reminds me of the time in the desert when God’s presence was with the Jews as a cloud by day and a fire by night. But when Jesus came it was so … Continue reading

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Advent: prophecy 2

It is difficult for us today to fully understand the relief of a light shining in the darkness. We are rarely in total darkness, and even more rarely unable to get out of the darkness: in this day of electric light we … Continue reading

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Advent: prophecy 1

The prophets are a wonderful way to enter into the waiting and the mystery of Advent. This will be our theme for the rest of this first week of Advent. Imagine yourself living 2,000 years ago, in a Jewish home, eagerly, … Continue reading

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Advent Day 1: the very beginning

[In Advent I will be posting one small image each day, with a short piece of scripture or idea to mediate on. Advent is often a busy time, and so I wanted to devise a devotional that could be extremely simple … Continue reading

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Advent Reflections: a meditation on the incarnation

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God  The Word, Jesus. Jesus was the Word. Jesus is the Word. He was with God at … Continue reading

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Advent Reflections: art meditation

In December I’m posting several Advent Reflections: some quotes, some images, some meditations. It’s not a series so feel free to dip in and out as and when you have a moment or are looking for new inspiration! Today I’m … Continue reading

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Advent Reflections: The Gloria

In December I’m posting several Advent Reflections: some quotes, some images, some meditations. It’s not a series so feel free to dip in and out as and when you have a moment or are looking for new inspiration! I was … Continue reading

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Advent reflections: poetry

In December I’m posting several Advent Reflections: some quotes, some images, some meditations. It’s not a series so feel free to dip in and out as and when you have a moment or are looking for new inspiration! A cinquain … Continue reading

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Advent Reflections: Praying with Isaiah

In December I’m posting several Advent Reflections: some quotes, some images, some meditations. It’s not a series so feel free to dip in and out as and when you have a moment or are looking for new inspiration. Praying with … Continue reading

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Advent Reflections: the innkeeper of our hearts

In December I’m posting several Advent Reflections: some quotes, some images, some meditations. It’s not a series so feel free to dip in and out as and when you have a moment or are looking for new inspiration! Today’s is … Continue reading

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