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Incarnating the Uncomfortable Family Gatherings

In Miscellaneous by Caris Adel10 Comments

    If incarnation really matters, then it matters in our daily lives, right?  And if it matters on a daily basis, then shouldn’t it be part of the shitty times as well? Pretty much everything I believe hinges on incarnation, so I kind of need Jesus to be found in the shit. Lucky me, he was born in the …

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Welcoming the Gentiles

In Miscellaneous by Caris Adel8 Comments

The mountain of the Lord and the house of God shall be visible…All the Gentiles shall come to it…..He will proclaim His way to us, and we shall walk in it….They shall beat their swords into plows and their spears into pruning hooks….neither shall they learn war anymore….come and let us walk in the light of the Lord.  Isaiah 2:1-5 …

Tidings of Comfort and Joy

In Miscellaneous by Caris Adel2 Comments

“Fear not then,” said the Angel, “Let nothing you affright, This day is born a Saviour Of a pure Virgin bright, To free all those who trust in Him From Satan’s power and might.” O tidings of comfort and joy, Comfort and joy O tidings of comfort and joy And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I …

The Withness of God

In Spirituality by Caris Adel3 Comments

O Come O Come Emmanuel piano/cello (Beautiful.  Play it.) Rejoice, Rejoice, Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel Why are the strains of this hymn always slow and haunting? It sounds beautiful, even meaningful, in a Christmas carol, but is it really?   Let’s Connect!