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On the Other Side of Christmas

Happy 6th day of Christmas everyone. I have been meditating this week on the “other side” of Christmas. When our foremothers and forefathers of the Christian faith designed the holy calendar, they made some opulent choices when it came to Christmas. Think about it. There are four weeks dedicated to Advent leading up to Christmas […]

Spiritual Friendship: Magi-Style

Download Free eBook Here and share it with your friends. Christ’s visitors from the East show us the importance of spiritual “foreigners.” In the twelfth century, the English abbot Aelred of Rievaulx wrote the foundational treatise On Spiritual Friendship. Aelred made the case that one of the great practices of the Christian life is being […]

Do Advent Right This Year

Hey all.  Sunday is the start of Advent (I know, “Already?”) The mothers and fathers of our faith were kind and intentional in giving us this month-long slowing-practice of reflection.  When I say “slowing-practice”, what I mean is, these godly women and men looked into the future and knew the tendencies of humankind… our tendency […]