Monthly Archives: December 2013


Luke 1:39-45

Framed in light,
Mary sings through the doorway,
Elizabeth’s six month joy
jumps, a palpable greeting
a hidden first encounter
between son and Son.

And my heart turns over
When I meet Jesus
in you.

Poem by Luci Shaw from the book Accompanied by Angels: Poems of the incarnation

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

That’s how the song goes and perhaps it is even what we expect in December.   But what really goes on in your heart as the month speeds quickly past?  In spite of its star-billed cast, December’s performance can be highly over-rated and for those in ministry, a month of living close to exhaustion! It’s almost 2014!  That makes it a good time to see where our hearts are headed.

A few weeks ago our advent [...]

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