Learning about God is, for me, a continuous process of setting aside assumptions. To grow spiritually, I cannot rest in what I think I know but must instead reach for new insights and new direction. Love unfolds – pushing my understanding of its limits to ever greater horizons.
Pranksters–or thieves–have taken figures of Jesus from 8 separate nativity scenes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. Trinity Episcopal Church, in Easton, PA, has asked that their Jesus–missing since Christmas Eve–be returned with no questions asked.
Born at the time we need to remember that we are people of joy, for Love Incarnate has come to live among us. Born at the time we need to remember we are people of peace, for the Prince of Peace has come to live among us. Born at the time we need to remember we are people of hope, as we sing praises to our God whose sheltering faithfulness withholds nothing from us.
A recent survey in Britain showed that most people didn’t really know the biblical nativity story. Instead, it showed that their knowledge of the Nativity
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