I know that Christmas songs 2019 has stretched into 2020, but there’s only a few more days to go. There doesn’t seem to be specific observance on January 4, but here’s Creator Of The Stars At Night, as sung by Marian Grace. As a song it shows how well the themes of Advent and Christmas …

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The temptation to set use Bible as a buttress against the imperative of the Gospel is strong. Of course there is no contradiction between the following Jesus and the Bible correctly read. From Winn Collier. Spiritual tradition is a double-edged sword. Used properly, it allows those who have gone before us to instruct us with …

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Jesus doesn’t dismiss our fears. He spends much time telling his disciples that we’ll experience much that drives to the hearts of our anxieties. And he goes to the very heart of fear itself, experiences it all, and emerges victorious, for us. From Winn Collier. “Incarnation is the place,” says Kathleen Norris, “where hope contends …

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Sara Groves has a /christmas album out as well. These videos A Wassailer’s Guide To Christmas Carols examine some of th more esoteric aspects of seasonal song. 1. Moving punctuation. 2. On traditional texts and regional tunes. (with some weird lyrics being sung to a traditional tune) 3. Antiphons. O Antiphons. (The secret origin of …

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