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Passion’s Song

Passion’s Song

And Mary sang…“My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,for he has been mindfulof the humble state of his servant.From now on all generations will call me blessed,for the Mighty One has done great things for me—holy is his name.His mercy...

Christmas Insights from Dr. Steve Tracy

Christmas Insights from Dr. Steve Tracy

Encouragement for you in the wait, especially during the holiday season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dfvs8t38ccE Experiencing the rollercoaster of family dysfunction this holiday season? Dr. Steve Tracy shares some insight in this sermonette on dysfunctional...

Emmanuel, the Mystery of it all

Emmanuel, the Mystery of it all

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.—John 1:14 In this reflection I share the writings of someone who has been important to me, shaping my...

A Reflection of Tears – Advent Week One

A Reflection of Tears – Advent Week One

  O come, O come, EmmanuelAnd ransom captive IsraelThat mourns in lonely exile hereUntil the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! EmmanuelShall come to thee, O Israel. Rejoice! Rejoice! EmmanuelShall come to thee, O Israel. O come, Thou Day-Spring, come and...

Merry Christmas from Mending the Soul!

As we reflect on Christ’s birth this Christmas we are reminded of how much we have to be thankful for. Christ is our Immanuel, He is God with us. Always. His heart is the heart that beats in ours. His hands the hands in ours. His words of comfort in our mouths. His...

Advent Week Three: Jesus is the King Our Hearts Long For

Advent Week Three: Jesus is the King Our Hearts Long For

This is part of our Advent Blog Series. To read the rest of the posts in the series, click here. Last week in our Advent Blog Series, we talked about God loves us too much to give us what we expect. In saying that God doesn’t give us what we expect, we don’t want to...

An Unexpected Advent Gift: Angry Tears

An Unexpected Advent Gift: Angry Tears

  Let love be genuine…Weep with those who weep. —Romans 12:9, 15 You came to me today. Not in a way I expected. Last week I realized that we’ve begun advent and I looked around for a Christmas book to guide me: something articulate, clever, artistic. I had none...

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