Category Archives: Advent/Christmas Posts

“Longing for the Light on the Longest Night” an Advent Reflection on Isaiah 9:2, 6

                  The people who walked in darkness    have seen a great light;those who lived in a land of deep darkness—    on them light has shined…. …For a child has been born for us, … Continue reading

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“Now is the time for Joy!” Advent Message, Christmas Around the World & Pageant

12/17/2017 Advent 3 “Now is the time for Joy” Advent message on 1 Thessalonians 5:15-24 Christmas Around the World Pageant St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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“THIS IS WHY WE SING” an Advent Reflection on Isaiah 61:1-4 on the 5th anniversary of Newtown

Isaiah 61:1-4 The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; … Continue reading

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“Click” – An Advent Letter to My Congregation, 2017

(An advent letter sent to the people of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Old Saybrook, CT Dec 6, 2017) Advent blessings to you and Merry Christmas! “The Light shines in the darkness and the darkness did not overcome it.” (John 1:5) … Continue reading

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“COMFORT IN THE DAYS OF ABUSE AND EXILE,” an Advent reflection on ISAIAH 40:1-8

                These days feel more like days of abuse than days of comfort. The abuse of power. The abuse of influence. The abuse of wealth. The abuse of position. The abuse of trust. … Continue reading

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JOLLY OLD SAINT NICK (min msg)

St. Nicholas of Myra, 12/06/343 For more on St. Nick, click HERE

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WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO WAIT FOR? (min msg)

from Notre Dame – Paris, France

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