Monthly Archives: December 2012

LOVE AND PRAISE!!

Advent Four, in which the Love Candle is lit, has passed, and so has the official celebration of the Birth itself (which, of course, didn’t happen anywhere near this time of year, but it’s meaningful, certainly–light in the darkness!) I … Continue reading

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Advent Three: Joy!

Traditionally, the third candle of the Advent wreath, instead of being blue or purple as the others are, is pink or red. It is also known as the Shepherd candle, reflecting the joy the shepherds felt after their initial fear … Continue reading

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Advent Two–Preparation

The second candle in the Advent wreath is called the Bethlehem Candle and the Preparation Candle. I find that intriguing. How does Bethlehem connect with preparation? Several answers come to mind. How did Joseph and Mary prepare for the trip? … Continue reading

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