Tag Archives: Jesus

Christmas

Today we celebrate the birth of theology; the light of the world built a home in out shadow lands. This is the fulfillment of advent. We give gifts because we have been given much. We feast because the bread of life calls us all to the table. We share life because the darkness is being pushed back and life is teaching us love.

“Rejoice, rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee o Israel.”

He is With Me

I can’t lead a life where I have all my shit together; I’m too broken for that. The good news of Gospel tells me that I don’t have to because Jesus did. That can sound like a cop out, just another excuse and crutch to lean on so that I’m not responsible for my own… Continue Reading

I’d Rather be Hurley

I’d Rather be Hurley

There was this show on TV called Lost. Maybe you’ve heard of it? Anyways, one of the characters on it was named Ben Linus. He was the leader of the ‘others’, a group of mysterious people that lived on the island before the plane crash happened and these outsiders showed up. He was really manipulative,… Continue Reading

Advent: what it is and why we wait

Yesterday marked the first Sunday in Advent, the time in the Church year that we look forward to and wait for Christmas. Christmas marks the coming of Emmanuel, God with us, the incarnation of the holy God becoming human and bringing the promised salvation to us all. Advent is the time we wait for this… Continue Reading

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