Category Archives: My Faith

Advent: Ready Or Not, Christmas Is Coming!

Today is the first Sunday of Advent.  (source) In the Christian church calendar, Advent is the “season” when we get ready for Christmas. In most Christian traditions, Advent has a dual meaning: we remember the first Christmas when Mary, Joseph, … Continue reading

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Prayers For The Election

The Book of Common Prayer of the Episcopal Church has prayers for almost every occasion, including a prayer “For an Election.” Almighty God, to whom we must account for all our powers and privileges: Guide the  people of the United … Continue reading

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The Both/And Of Jesus

I first read about “both/and” thinking in O[prah] magazine a few years ago. Instead of approaching a situation/person/problem/issue from an “either-or” perspective, “both/and” thinking asks us to consider whether the possibilities that we are weighing as alternatives might both be true. … Continue reading

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