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Posts tagged: Bonnie

Advent of the unexpected

As Becky wrote earlier this week, Advent is the season of hope, longing, surprise. And answering “yes!”

 That sneaky God speaks to us through prophets, unsuspecting.  Enjoy a favorite read of mine this season…And keep your heart open to the prophets in your midst.

(S-R archives photo: homeless woman camps)

Do you hear what I hear?

In the Christian tradition - Advent is here. A time of waiting, reflecting, listening in the darkness - waiting for the light. 

In U.S. Catholic, an essay published a few years ago always centers me at this time of year; I am reminded that the Spirit moves through all people and God being the creative being that God is…often sends prophets who are the least likely folks we would think to be prophets. People like Bonnie.

 May this time of winter darkness, be illuminated by voices weak, strong, daring, longing. And may we listen and take heed.

(S-R archives photo)

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