A weekly curated collection of essays, poetry, and reflections for your spiritual journey. From The Wisdom Years.
Toward Incarnation Begins this Week
As we journey toward the incarnation of God in the person of Jesus of Nazareth, we are reminded that God is at work in every life, in every time, in every place. Our Advent offering will look at five biblical women who represent the journey from the calling of Abraham to the birth at Bethlehem and consider how their stories reveal God at work in our own lives.
Readings and questions for reflection will be posted on our website each Monday through December 20. Join us on Zoom every Thursday for conversation and discussion, or use the material on your own. Find it here.
The Hard, Essential Work of Observing Advent
During Advent we look forward to a time of peaceful reflection. But Advent is more than that. Advent is also about “standing up and raising our heads when we see things that are wrong rather than backing down or ignoring the reality before us,” says Allison Sandlin Liles in Grow Christians.
From Grow Christians.
End of the World
Is the world going to end soon? Jesus said some in his own generation wouldn’t die before he returned. But they did. What now?
From the blog of Ron Rolheiser.
resources for Advent
Meditations on the Birth of Jesus
Using lectio divina and visio divina, Miriam Dixon and Margaret Campbell of Renovare present a verbal and visual journey through the Advent season. We are invited to spend time with scripture and art that tell the familiar story with new vision. The booklet is downloadable, or bookmark the URL and re-visit it each day of Advent.
resources for Advent
Meditations from Seminary of the Southwest
Professors, students, and alumni of the seminary in Austin offer prayers and thoughts for Advent 2021.
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