December 2007 - Vol. 14
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Hope Revived by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
a spiritual journey of poems for Advent and Christmastide

Come, O Lord, and in my heart oft times as dry as Jesse's stump and broken like that felled tree of David, take root again.
In a springtime miracle, blossom forth in me with the green and bursting vigor of new life.

God in Bethlehem's Cave: a meditation by Don Schwager
The Real Meaning of Christmas: what the Incarnation means for us, by Steve Clark
When Heaven Explodes With Color: we await our blessed hope, by John Yocum, Manila, Philippines
Pilgrims, Travelers, and Citizens of Heaven, by Jeanne Kun
Gifts and Graces for All: Part III, the gifts of the Spirit in Isaiah 11:1-5, by Steve Clark
The Hope of Heaven, by Jeanne Kun
Finding Joy In Seeking God, by Janice Firn, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Gratitude: a debt we can never fully repay, by Francisco Aguilar, Monterrey, Mexico
A Response to God's Call: Women living single for the Lord in Sword of the Spirit communities meet in Monterrey,
by Mags, Belfast, Northern Ireland

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