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Advent Week #1: Preparing for the Coming of the Messiah

Around this time approximately 2,000 years ago, a young, and probably very beautiful, maiden named Mary was thinking about the miracle that was inside of her. What would he be like? Will he be healthy? Will he look like me? … Continue reading

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Anticipation: A Musing on Advent

The beginning of Advent is only 4 days away! Advent comes from the Latin word adventus (Greek: parousia) meaning “coming.” During Advent we anticipate the coming of Jesus in two ways: We celebrate his first coming into the world as … Continue reading

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