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Speaking to the Soul: this is the way, walk in it…

“Though the Lord may give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide himself any more, but your eyes shall see your Teacher. 21And when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left, your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.’

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Resources for Advent

The Advent Advocacy Update: #RefugeesWelcome series will examine the current crisis surrounding refugee resettlement in the United States.

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Speaking to the Soul: Advent!

The inclination to do violence is strong, but “That day, ” and “these things” require gentleness, restraint, the keeping of our souls. As we enter Advent, be sober and alert. Don’t let yourself get caught up in blame, revenge, violence. And light your candle. Hold it high.

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blue, peach and crimson hope: prepare to prepare

In the Magazine we’re exploring worship and in this piece, Charles LaFond reflects on the season of Advent and its occurrence in the global north’s winter, asking “What do we do? You and I? What is our job in winter’s darkness?”

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On NOT keeping Christ in Christmas

“The empire of the world may have hijacked the season with consumerism, greed and the relentless pursuit of goods, using Christmas as an opportunity to buy and sale, but trying to force culture to respect our holiday (so to speak) will yield minimal results.”

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“Amazing” Advent

The Anglican Communion News Service reports on the “amazing” response to the invitation to create an online Advent calendar of words and images. #AdventWord is

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