Monthly Archives: December 2012

Originally posted on Thoughts of a Recovering Seminarian:
Love is the final theme of the advent season, and it is, perhaps, the hardest for me to write about. It is often the theme that points us towards our family and…

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Christmas Ramblings of a Grieving Mother

It’s Christmastime, the season I’ve been dreading since I found out our son wouldn’t be spending it with us. My mind is and has been in a million different places.

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Rejoicing in the Darkness: Advent Part Three

Originally posted on Thoughts of a Recovering Seminarian:
Joy is the farthest thing from many people’s minds this week. In the midst of tragedy, whether we’re talking about the abhorrent shooting in Newtown, Connecticut or the personal tragedies like what…

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Peace is another central theme to the advent season, and I have grown to be painfully aware of the political aspects of peace, both today and in the times of Jesus. The…

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Originally posted on Thoughts of a Recovering Seminarian:
The season of advent is one that is very dear to me. From very early on, it was instilled in me that Christmas is about more than the gifts that we receive.…

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Struggling but blessed

Today is December 2nd, my due date. I’ve been looking forward to this day since the end of March when we first found out I was pregnant. I started looking forward to it even more when, in July, we learned … Continue reading

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