Advent Reflections

In the spirit of joining in community during these challenging quarantine times, we have recorded and are sharing an Advent Prayer Service that is accessible online. This prayer service, delivered by Sister Carrie Miller, can be viewed from the safety of your own home at any time that is convenient for you.

Sisters of the Living Word and Associates share their daily reflections for each day of Advent:

 

Advent Reflection – Week Four

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Week Four Advent Reflection  Micah 5: 1- 4 Psalm 80: 2,3, 15, 16, 18, 19 Hebrews 10: 5 – 10 Luke 1: 39 – 45 Written by Barbara Mass, SLW “Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we will be saved.” That’s the Fourth Sunday Psalm Response. This last week …

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Advent Reflection – Week Three

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Zephaniah 3: 14-18 Psalm: Isaiah  12: 2-6 Philippians 4: 4-7 Luke 3: 10-18 Written by Luanne Wilhelm, SLW Revitalized Joy. This is what our SLW direction statement says is ours. It’s all of ours. Not just joy, but revitalized joy. This is what this week, indeed all of Advent, is about: Joy. Notice in both …

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Advent Reflection – Week Two

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Week Two Advent Reflection Written by Ruth Platte, SLW Baruch 5:1 – 9 Psalm 126: 1 – 6 Philippians 1: 4 – 6, 8 – 11 Luke 3:1 – 6 It never ceases to amaze me how creative my nieces and nephews are when they have to give “time outs” to their little ones in …

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Advent Reflection – Week One

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Happy Advent! So many people loved our Advent Reflection books and we hope that you will also find our weekly reflections helpful in celebrating this beautiful season. As a theme for the reflections, we choose to focus on the following two imperative calls to our Community: We are called to respond individually, corporately and collaboratively …

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Christmas Advent Reflection

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John 1:4-5 …through him was life, and this life was the light of the human race; the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. In times of duress, we often hear the term used, “there is a light at the end of the tunnel.” This year has been one where …

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