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Advent candles, prayer, and song and a Christmas Acrostic — a bounty of gifts

Gifts for all of us. From John Stuart this piece of art for anyone to use. He offers it through Casa: An Experiment in Being Church.                             … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Promise

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 This year my Advent daily prayers shared here have been for children – many different children, the child in me, the child in you. And now for you – wassail! God, this you know … These … Continue reading

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Advent prayers for children of those in law enforcement

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 God I pray for children of those in law enforcement — Some mourn parents fallen in the line of duty this year, last year or many years ago. Some cringe at cheap stereotypes. Hurting or angry, … Continue reading

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Prayer for the child in me

Monday, December 22, 2014     God, I pray for the kid the ghost of Christmas past shows me all this long journey through my scrooge, grinch, can’t-hear-the-bell-anymore reflection. I pray for how being a kid hurt so much I … Continue reading

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Advent prayer — for children of thunder

Sunday, December 21, 2014 God, I pray for children of thunder the Boanerges with the juvie record and tats where the sun don’t shine, the boy with booze in his locker, the girl whose mouth could strip the paint off … Continue reading

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Advent prayer … Frozen

Saturday, December 20 2014 God, who sits beside every child watching “Frozen,” rejoice with those who recognize themselves as Elsa, with her gift and disability, her cause to be mocked and chased and to run away, her reason to learn … Continue reading

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Te Harinui — prayer for indigenous children

Two hundredth anniversary today, December 19, 2014 of the Christian faith coming to Aotearoa welcomed by Ruatara, son of Te Pahi, the paramount Chief of Nga Puhi God, for indigenous children, for aboriginal children, for native children, for first nations … Continue reading

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