Posts from November 2015

Advent Day 2: Mr. Messiah

Today’s Advent Reflection is a poem written by yesterday’s preacher, Rev. Eugene Palmore, called “Mr. Messiah.” It happened so long ago it’s kind of difficult to remember this special night you ask about in a long ago December. I was just a small boy then I wasn’t any more than ten, and the only thing…

Advent Day 1: Daily Advent Reflections

Today is the first day of Advent. Advent is traditionally understood to be a season of waiting, of reflection and anticipation. In North America, it also falls during the darkest period of the year. We wander in darkness as we wait for the renewal and hope that Jesus’ birth embodies. Once again this year we’ll be…