Monthly Archives: December 2012

This Little Light of Mine…

One of my favorite liturgical moments of the year occurs during the Nine Lessons and Carols Service on Christmas Eve at the church I serve in Birmingham.  It is a moment shared by many churches around the world.  It is … Continue reading

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Speaking to the Unspeakable

“Thus says the Lord: A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be consoled, because they are no more.”  Jeremiah 31:15  There are no words.  And yet, here I … Continue reading

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A Season of Darkness, An Advent of Light

“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived a land of deep darkness, on them light has shined…For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall … Continue reading

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An Advent Visitation

It was one of those mornings this morning.  Perhaps you know the kind of morning I’m talking about: too hectic, full of small frustrations, too much work to do and not enough time to do it all, too many people … Continue reading

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