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Category: Advent

Our incessant aching

"We are infinite souls inside finite lives and that alone should be enough to explain our incessant and insatiable aching." Ronald Rolheiser This is why I - and many of you - have a proclivity toward melancholy. This is the sadness that lives deep down in our souls; that we feel in our bellies. This […]

May you find deep comfort

We have a great version of the entire Messiah we love to listen to during the Advent and Christmas season. In fact, we had to buy 2 CDs so both my husband and I could listen in our cars, lest an Advent fight erupt. The very first words sung are these: “Comfort … comfort ye, […]

Let the darkness descend

And so we begin the march toward the shortest day of the year; the darkness descends. Let it come this year; don't fight it. Instead, light the candles early and often. Find a way to create a warm glow in your home, no matter how humble. And let the dark outside remind you that the […]

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