Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 4

Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 4

By David Westerlund Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. – “Sometimes” by Mary Oliver And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”    – Luke...
Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 3

Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 3

By Brianna Lantz Photo by Emily Thomas Editor’s Note: This year we’re welcoming advent with a series called Keeping Watch. As we read in Common Prayer, “God getting born in a barn reminds us that God shows up in the most forsaken corners of the earth.” The same holds...
Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 2

Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 2

By Rachel Karman Growing up, Christmas was always my favorite time of year. I loved long summer days and spring flowers, but the Christmas season held a special kind of magic for me. As I’ve gotten older though, the glitter it once held began to lose its luster....
Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 1

Keeping Watch: Advent, Week 1

By Annelise Jolley  Editor’s Note: This year we’re welcoming advent with a series called Keeping Watch. As we read in Common Prayer, “God getting born in a barn reminds us that God shows up in the most forsaken corners of the earth.” The same holds true today. Many of...