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Submission Guidelines for Beguine Again: Advent

Submission Guidelines for Beguine Again: Advent

Advent
Soon we will be moving into Advent and I would love to have you all participate! The theme is preparation and the beauty comes from so many voices that chime in with different understandings of what it means. What does preparation mean? To prepare? Is it a lifelong stance? Or is it as straight forward as preparing for the next thing...and the next thing. Is it preparing the earth? Or preparing your soul? What does this time mean to you? Theme: Preparation Items: Photo, poem, essay, collage, story, any creative endeavor! A song? Youtube? Slam poetry! Due date: November 20, 2014 Publication information: Daily during Advent at www.BeguineAgain.com and in a monthly e-zine at the end of Advent Length: An essay should be no longer than about 500 words or so. I’m not a word counting Nazi! Bu...
Of Desert Streams and Thirsty Sould (An Advent Reflection)

Of Desert Streams and Thirsty Sould (An Advent Reflection)

Advent, Art, Collage, Poetry, Quote, spiritual practices, Spirituality
OF DESERT STREAMS AND THIRSTY SOULS 17 When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. 18 I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water. 19 I will put in the wilderness the cedar,  the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive; I will set in the desert the cypress, the plane and the pine together, 20 so that all may see and know, all may consider and understand, that the hand of the Lord has done this, the Holy One of Israel has created it. Advent is a time of longing, of waiting, of spiritual thirst. In this passage, Isaiah seizes on the abundant metaphors offered b...
The Word Stands Forever (an Advent Reflection)

The Word Stands Forever (an Advent Reflection)

Advent, Art, Collage, spiritual practice, Spirituality
6 A voice says, “Cry out!” And I said, “What shall I cry?” All people are grass, their constancy is like the flower of the field. 7 The grass withers, the flower fades, when the breath of the Lord blows upon it; surely the people are grass. 8 The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word of our God will stand forever. .. Post 10 in the Crystallize Meaning through Creativity: An Advent Event Scripture: Isaiah 40:6-8 Please offer a link to your Advent Reflection using the comments or feel free to leave your thoughts. About Laura: What I believe The shift to a better world doesn’t happen on a grand scale, it happens one person at a time. I call myself a Life Adventurer, because I want to remember that every turn in the road offers another chance to learn and grow. I believe that the m...