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Keep Watch

It’s the first day of December and yesterday marked the first Sunday of Advent.  I love this time of year!  Not just because there’s a big holiday coming or even because of the cooler (and in my opinion, more pleasant) … Continue reading

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Three Different Signs of Hope

At the start of lent I decided to try a little Paperwhite Narcissus project.  I planted bulbs in three different containers hoping to recreate the idea of having something that was dead come back to life.  I wanted to see … Continue reading

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Anticipation

There is nothing like wrapping presents and setting them out under the tree to ramp up the crazy at my house.  Even though most of my boys are fully fledged teenagers (or older!) they still want to pick up the … Continue reading

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Hark, the Herald!

I used to teach grade school music at a Catholic school.  Each year all nine grades would participate in a Christmas pageant that included singing traditional carols. When I was teaching the words to small children it really struck me … Continue reading

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Solitaire

I think I came across as a very patient child.  I was never sure it it was completely justified, because I remember losing my cool with my brother on a pretty regular basis!  But, it was something I got complemented … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

A new beginning is upon us; Advent.  It’s more than just a calendar and a countdown.  It’s a time to get ready and prepare for something.  Something big!   Definition:  Advent (noun) æd vənt – 1.  The arrival of something … Continue reading

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