Tag Archives: Advent

The Southern Cross on his Arm

“Show me a man with a tattoo and I’ll show you a man with an interesting past.” ―     Jack London Happy 3rd Advent, everyone! We’re slowly approaching Christmas and without wanting to put too much emphasis onto presents, this week’s … Continue reading

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Life Is an Advent Season

It feels like only yesterday that we celebrated the new year. Right? Well, 2013 has been exciting, challenging, daunting and everything else, but we’ve made it through and on today’s topic list is “Reflect on the year that has been”. … Continue reading

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Spirit of Advent

We are to write about Advent this week. I never celebrated Advent when I was growing up; my family was far from religious. When I chose to enter the Catholic Church, I put up Advent wreaths of three purple, one … Continue reading

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Advent and Pearl Harbor in the Same Week

Advent — Waiting for Christmas And A Note About Pearl Harbor By Jeff Salter We’re blogging this week about Advent. Not being Catholic, I had only a general notion that Advent was part of the Christmas Holiday season, but did … Continue reading

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There’s a Person behind the Name

“It is now, at Advent, that I am given the chance to suspend all expectation…and instead to revel in the mystery.” ―     Jerusalem Jackson Greer,   A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting, and Coming Together As already mentioned last … Continue reading

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Advent, Advent, Ein Lichtlein brennt …

It’s a free week … so my mind is in overdrive what I can come up with today for you to read! This was my first attempt: November 25 is the 329th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. … Continue reading

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