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Hope for the New Year

This morning, I noticed that I have been writing a lot about hope lately. Often, I write thinking of the audience. I think of what

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This Is The Moment

What are you doing right now with your life? At this moment – right here, right now, what is happening? Someone, somewhere, has shared this

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Merry Christmas from JSC

Dear reader, I don’t usually write poetry, but if you’ll humor me- I have some free verse for you. Merry Christmas.   A Christmas Poem   Before our ad-vene,   Already

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Waiting and Preparing

The interesting thing about the season of advent is that it is a time for both waiting and preparing. If that sounds paradoxical, it should.

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Be Here Now

Welcome to the middle of the second week of Advent. Being nearly halfway through the season, it feels hard to believe how quickly Christmas is

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Hopeful Preparations

Another Advent is upon us, and with it comes another opportunity to prepare for Christmas. It took too many years for me to understand why

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An Exercise in Gratitude

As we prepare to enter this celebration of Thanksgiving, I can’t help but find myself wrestling with my inner search for gratitude amidst the tumult of this year. What do we do when we feel powerless to find the blessings of life?

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Hope

What does hope look like to you? Everybody has the capacity to make art. If you were in the music room, or in front of

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