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As the Deer (an Advent Reflection)

As the Deer (an Advent Reflection)

Advent, Art, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Our host today is known by her online Twitter handle @blessed_harlot. She gives to us, "As the Deer" based on Psalm 42:1-3. More about Blessed Harlot at the end of the post.  ...1 As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. 2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God? 3 My tears have been my food day and night, while people say to me continually, “Where is your God?”...Post 20 in the Crystallize Meaning through Creativity: An Advent Event Scripture: Psalm 42:1-3 Please offer a link to your Advent Reflection using the comments or feel free to leave your thoughts.About @blessed_harlot:Blessed Harlot aims to live out Christian anarchism, intersectional feminism, and incarnational theology... and occasionally, sorta half...
Surgical Prep (an Advent Reflection)

Surgical Prep (an Advent Reflection)

Advent, Poetry, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Our host today is Kevin Peterson. He gives to us, "Surgical Prep" based on Matthew 11:7-11. More about Kevin at the end of the post.  Surgical Prep Sucking on roasted locusts dipped in honey Giving voice to inner groans he called out Sparking a deep all consuming hunger pain A call to stop ignoring the signs of disease Prep and make way for The Surgeon to work  ... 7 As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? 8 What then did you go out to see? Someone dressed in soft robes? Look, those who wear soft robes are in royal palaces. 9 What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. 10 This is the one about whom it is written, ‘See, I am sending my messeng...

A New Heaven (an Advent Reflection)

Advent, Photography, spiritual practice, Spirituality
11 Since all these things are to be dissolved in this way, what sort of persons ought you to be in leading lives of holiness and godliness, 12 waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be set ablaze and dissolved, and the elements will melt with fire? 13 But, in accordance with his promise, we wait for new heavens and a new earth, where righteousness is at home. ... Post 17 in the Crystallize Meaning through Creativity: An Advent Event Scripture: 2 Peter 3:11-13 Please offer a link to your Advent Reflection using the comments or feel free to leave your thoughts. (c) 2013, photo, Terri Stewart