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The most practical thing about Christmas

The most practical thing about Christmas

I have a really weak stomach. So when I spend time in the Old Testament, reading about the reasons for ...
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Advent 12/14: Did Jesus "have" to come?

Advent 12/14: Did Jesus “have” to come?

For a long time it was hard for me to see God as Good and Loving. I worried, deep down in ...
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How I’m embracing life’s tension during advent.

How I’m embracing life’s tension during advent.

I tend to get lodged between things. Issues. Ideas. Party lines. Points of view. Arguments. Stories. Emotions. I can see the varying ...
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Advent 12/12: the power of "yes"

Advent 12/12: the power of “yes”

It's easy for me to say "no" to things that will stretch me. "No" to invitations and challenges that take ...
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Advent 12/11: When my plans don't work out.

Advent 12/11: When my plans don’t work out.

I like a good plan. Having a plan makes me feel like I have control over a situation. I have my own ...
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