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 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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Christmas Eve Advent Reflection

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It is Christmas Eve! It is time to REJOICE! Emmanuel is upon us! Perhaps this was an especially difficult Advent which makes rejoicing more difficult. What with Covid-19 looming and social distancing still an issue, this may be quite likely. I think about Zachariah. He came through his own kind of social distancing being mute. …

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Fourth Wednesday of Advent Reflection

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The faith of Elizabeth and Zachariah deeply affected their friends and neighbors. They “stored these things in their hearts” and proclaimed, “The Hand of God is upon him.” This couple lived their lives AWARE of their God in all things. We ponder their journey, a life style CENTERED on the presence of their God. Elizabeth …

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Fourth Tuesday of Advent Reflection

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This is a time for waiting. Samuel’s mother Hannah, who was considered barren, waited and prayed that she could bear a child. In our time of waiting for this Christmas are we using our time of waiting as time for prayer? Today if we are waiting in line in a store or waiting in our …

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