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The Missing Ingredient

I was in one of my favorite places, the north side branch of the library. As I removed my “on hold” books and DVD’s off the shelf,  I heard giggles. I turned around and noticed the Wednesday morning toddler story-telling session, … Continue reading

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Advent – The Arrival of Joy

Advent, from the Latin word adventus meaning “arrival,” is the four – week  period prior to Christmas Day when we watch, behold, prepare, and rejoice in the coming of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. The past year has seen the increase … Continue reading

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Living in Advent – Part 3, Waiting for Joy

This season of the Church’s liturgical year is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. The word “advent” is an anglicized version of the Latin word adventus, “coming.”  We are waiting for … Continue reading

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Becoming a Wounded Healer – Part 4

Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.  You have turned my mourning  into dancing; you have taken my off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. Psalm 30: 5b; 11-12 (NRSV) Dallas Willard, philosopher, theologian, … Continue reading

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A Life of Joy

My Journey I went to church this morning with Krista Tippett and Father James Martin.  It was actually a radio broadcast (On Being), but  it was such a time of worship! Jim Martin graduated from Wharton School of Business and … Continue reading

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Splash in the Puddles of Joy

My Journey I lost the magic of life at a very young age. Bereft by the loss of her chaplain husband from friendly fire during WWII, my mother spiraled the two of us through cycles of depression and grief and … Continue reading

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