Tag: Advent

Tuesday’s Thoughts: Annoying Browsers

Tuesday’s Thoughts: Annoying Browsers

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Sunday, Lana who is our regular blogger, couldn't post because of "too many redirects." So I posted on her behalf. Today, it is my turn. The internet is peeved with me! So I am now resorting to my phone to make my posting. Please forgive all the potential weird formatting issues! ... Daily Haiku and Bible Journaling prayers rise like incense customs of priestly service steadfastly observed 12-18-2018 Advent Day 17 Luke 1:1-25 Here we are! On our journey towards John and Jesus' birth! Here is the proclamation that Zechariah and Elisabeth are going to have a child and name him John. Most of us within the Christian tradition are familiar with this story. What we may not be familiar with the offering of incense. I did a scholastic study of altars in Jewish and Christian tradition ...
Rejoice!

Rejoice!

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I never knew the significance of the pink candle in the Advent wreath. So this year I decided to find out. The third Sunday in Advent is called Gaudete Sunday by some churches. Gaudete is a Latin word I had never heard before. According to Wikipedia, It means “rejoice.” I don’t feel much like rejoicing this year. My relationship is over, and I’m having trouble connecting with people. Most of my days are spent in front of the computer instead of in the middle of life. I tried several different things to recapture that spirit. I bought an Advent calendar in hopes that focusing every day on why Christmas is would help me feel it again. I’ve been watching Christmas movies. We had a big snow last weekend, but now the snow has melted, the weather has gotten slightly warmer, and it still does
Tuesday’s Thoughts – Journaling (journeying?) once again

Tuesday’s Thoughts – Journaling (journeying?) once again

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I'm back to Bible Journaling after a brief foray into the Tao of Pooh. And a few days off while I finished my paper and presentation for my research proposal. :) Woot! Also, Kem Gambrell, PhD, at Gonzaga, is one of the best professors I've ever had. She managed to make research exciting. I created a reading plan through scripture for Advent. It is looking at birth stories. I'm using Torah and Gospels as my focus. (Old Testament and New Testament). I know there are some great birth stories in the Qur'an too! But I cannot readily flip to them. Maybe you'll share them? Onward! Advent 3: Genesis 4 Daily haiku and Bible journaling First in show Given without reservation Primal offering 12-4-2018: Advent 3: Genesis 4 Surgery is done! I have an arm that functions like ...