The Nativity (of Jesus) can be more than a decoration, here are some ideas for using it as a spiritual tool.
The world tends to teach us dishonest peace, but we are called to an honest peace.
Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus was an extra-ordinary witness to the light of Christ in hope, peace, love, and especially JOY... What can we learn?
The Jesse Tree reflects on Jesus' scriptural ancestry, while the Chrismon Tree is adored with symbols of Jesus to reflect on him and his earthly ministry.
Hope looks to what is beyond the current, the perceived, and the imagined... Advent HOPE does too and beckons us to seize glimpse of the Kingdom to Come in peace, joy, and love.
Welcome to Advent and a New Church Year! Advent, similar to Lent, is a season of spiritual preparation encouraging us to pause and reflect. Advent, unlike Lent, is more warm-and-fuzzy with less emphasis on repentance. Instead, Advent is the preparation of our heart, soul, and even our world for a divine house guest. Advent is… Continue reading Advent Wreath
Our Advent begins less than warm and fuzzy, but Jesus does appears, breaks into our world, and journeys alongside us in hope, peace, joy, and love.
The Divine Judgment texts are never warm-and-fuzzy, but there is a purpose. (And we are not judge and jury).
We are entrusted with our time, energy, and resources, but are we wisely managing and sharing these for the sake of the Kingdom to Come?