All posts tagged: Advent

A Contemporary Peaceable Kingdom

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(the) Word

This week’s lectionary reading from the Old Testament is Isaiah 11, often referred to as a description of the “peaceable kingdom.” When I was in seminary, I wrote a contemporary version for my OT class. Here it is: 1 Seeds shall sprout from a camp in Maine, and branches shall grow from South Africa. 2 The spirit of the Lord shall rest on them, the spirit of respect and understanding, the spirit of equality and […]

The Beginning of NaBloPoMo (for me)

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You may have noticed a new image on blog. To the right of my posts, on top of all my other widgets, now sits a badge, declaring that I am participating in NaBloPoMo for December. What is NaBloPoMo? It stands for National Blog Posting Month. Technically, that was actually last month, but the challenge has been issued anew, and since I didn’t know about last month and found out about December in time to sign up, here we are. […]