Faith and Waiting What’s the longest you’ve had to wait for something? Almost everyone has a memory of Christmas Eve as a child; squeezing your eyes shut, trying with all your might to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. For those of you with orthodox parents, you knew that even opening one present before Christmas […]

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Advent – A Time of Preparation   Advent is a holy season in the Christian calendar. It begins four Sundays before Christmas.  It is a very special time, as Christians wait and prepare for the coming of the Lord, Jesus, whose birth we celebrate on Christmas. While Santa Claus’ arrival is a big event, we […]

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Disappointed With God — At Christmastime!

Why is there an Advent passage about John and his doubts? Turns out there are plenty of good reasons. John the Baptist’s cell was dark and dank. Prison cells usually are. He paced back and forth, fettered less by his chains than by his misgivings. Allowed at last to see one of his followers, he […]

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Advent – A Time of Preparation

Advent – A Time of Preparation   Advent is a holy season in the Christian calendar. It begins four Sundays before Christmas.  It is a very special time, as Christians wait and prepare for the coming of the Lord, Jesus, whose birth we celebrate on Christmas. While Santa Claus’ arrival is a big event, we […]

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