Advent Reflections

I realised I’ve been kinda busy busy busy for a while and not paused to reflect so much. Managed a pause for Nos Galan Gaeaf, which was refreshing, but the computer the notes from that are on is broken, so no blogging of that lovely time. More recently a much needed (but too brief) holiday has reminded me how much I need reflective life to keep in balance… so I have collated the many opportunities for reflection I have had today:

First the, oh yeah it’s 1.12.16 now moments…

Looking forward to carol services and other traditions:

The Christmas Carol Service Bingo Game

Then came some more serious thinking:

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http://danielblanche.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/anything-but-blood.html

https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2016/25-november/faith/faith-features/grief-self-criticism-and-a-new-immanence

And two videos for advent, I came across. The first from “science made simple” posting a link a day for advent:

And this from current day Bethlehem:

As if to sum it all up, a friend posted her advent candle, with this beautiful summary:

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ADVENT. Pausing & Waiting & Hoping & Knowing Good Will Come Again.

 

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