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Advent Reflection #10: Like a Warrior-Champion

Like a Warrior-Champion The time is near. Can you feel it? A bursting-forth of new life, of fulfillment of ancient prophecy, of cosmic change and geographical shifting, of the realization of a plan established in eternity past… It’s a birth.  A whole new reality.  This will change the way you sleep and eat and think and live.  Forever.  And it’s close.  Her sounds are changing.  She’s bearing down. +++ There’s a moment, in childbirth, when gears shift and sounds change…

Advent Reflection #3: Christ, the Kiss

Christ, The Kiss The song (Psalm 85) about the past continues with a promise to listen in the future.  And this might be a risky promise, a dangerous one to make, depending on the character of the God who is hearing the promise. Is God holy or loving?  Righteous or graceful? Both. There is no contradiction, no confusion.  There is, instead, this beautiful image of union: Love and faithfulness meet together;     righteousness and peace kiss each other (vs. 10). Come, Lord Jesus.