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Where are YOU in the Sacred Stories of Advent?

Where are YOU in the Sacred Stories of Advent?

I unpacked the manger set from my childhood and imagined myself into the scene again – but now the rich metaphors of the annunciation, nativity and epiphany unveiled truths of my own life. These Christmas stories – together with long winter nights and a longing for the sun – are a powerful gateway into a deep part of my psyche.

Growing Spiritually Through Adversity (Part 6 of 6)

Growing Spiritually Through Adversity (Part 6 of 6)

No matter what adversities we encounter, we can always grow spiritually. My spouse Julie was diagnosed at age 57 with Alzheimer’s. She has lived in memory care for the past 7 years. She is now in hospice. This is one of six blogs about what Julie needed from me as her caregiver and how her needs shaped my spiritual growth.

Growing Spiritually Through Adversity (Part 5 of 6)

Growing Spiritually Through Adversity (Part 5 of 6)

No matter what adversities we encounter, we can always grow spiritually. My spouse Julie was diagnosed at age 57 with Alzheimer’s. She has lived in memory care for the past 7 years. She is now in hospice. This is one of six blogs about what Julie needed from me as her caregiver and how her needs shaped my spiritual growth.