The Presiding Bishop speaks, a video reminds us of the essential characteristics of Advent, and seasonal web calendars put us in the right frame of mind.
Day: November 27, 2011
Seth Godin suggests that the way in which an organization approaches new ideas largely determines whether those ideas will stick.
‘Tis the season: an enterprising group of young clergy and seminarians has teamed up to create an island of reflection and prayer in the middle of a mall.
“As long as we understand our primary mission as preserving buildings, maybe we ought to welcome being tossed out.”
“Perhaps this Advent can bring revolution within the Christian church — to inspire us to use our power and privilege to heal and not to harm, to help and not to hinder, to bless and not to curse.”
We tend to think of Advent solely from the Christological perspective and tend to forget its power to illustrate another piece of the Trinity–the Holy Spirit’s power of creating hope from the ashes of despair, and its role of guiding us from darkness to light.