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Friday, December 18, 2015 … Antiphon for the Ornery

(for Russ)   Emmanuel, I remember all my young days, and how my daddy sang me appalachian carols – that cherry tree bowed low down, bowed low to the ground, and Mary gathered cherries while Joseph hung around, till he … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 10, 2015 … O antiphon for Africa

On Thursdays I like to include another voice and this prayer of Allen Myrick was included in the book Gifts in Open Hands — More Worship Resources for the Global Community. COME, EMMANUEL An Advent Prayer [May be used in … Continue reading

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Monday, December 7, 2015 … Prayer for our neighbors’ holiday on the second night of Hanukkah (Psalm 133)

O Shamash of every people’s light-making, help us honor the menorah’s hope, the Maccabees’ love for freedom, and let us play dreidel like children again, remembering – a great miracle happened here, every ‘here,’ every land, every home where there … Continue reading

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Friday, December, 4, 2015 … O antiphon for our waiting

    Come, O Word, with your ambiguity of time, before us and after us …come, with the slipstream of hope … come, to the times of our waiting. Come, O Word, to the emergency room today. Come, to the … Continue reading

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O antiphon for our fears

Wednesday, December, 2, 2015 …  O Emmanuel, hailed by clueless Gabriel, who thinks we can shake off being afraid, Come to us in our fear. We fear the past and the future. We fear those who are unlike us in … Continue reading

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