MAY THE HOLY SPIRIT fall upon you. Like a falling star, trailing across the dawns and dusks of your Advent living, may the Spirit mark you with light and point the way toward God-With-Us. Be patient, draw close, for the Lord is very near. Amen.
– Pamela C. Hawkins
Simply Wait: Cultivating Stillness in the Season of Advent
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I will recount the gracious deeds of the LORD, the praiseworthy acts of the LORD, because of all that the LORD has done for us, and the great favor to the house of Israel that he has shown them according to his mercy, according to the abundance of his steadfast love.
Isaiah 63:7, NRSV
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