Holy Reverie Blog

A new skin

Christmas is a week away. PANIC! Actually, let's not panic.  Instead, let's pause for a moment and consider what is a week away.  We may have shopping to do, meals to plan, guests to receive, or traveling to do, but we are also, once again, preparing for the birth of the Christ child and that new life, this precious baby, provides us an invaluable, annual opportunity: the opportunity to look on our life and world with new eyes, like an infant child.  Such a shift in... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, December 18, 2013 | 0 comments
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A prince of peace

Acquire a peaceful spirit and thousands around you will be saved. ~ St. Seraphim of Sarov  Maybe some will consider it scandalous to think of Nelson Mandela as a prince of peace. That designation is only for Jesus, right? But as I watched the news reports this week, particularly the scenes of South Africans dancing in the streets, children lighting candles, the mountains of flowers, I began to wonder. What was it about this remarkable man that inspired such an outpouring of... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, December 11, 2013 | 0 comments
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Better because of our mistakes

What is on everyone's mind these days? Mailing the Christmas cards? Buying the tree? Making a list and checking it twice? Trying to keep the secular Christmas at bay while observing a holy Advent? Of course not! Today, we're talking COLLEGE FOOTBALL. Forget the man in the red suit, let's talk about the dudes in the red helmets. Did you see the Alabama v. Auburn game? Does Florida State deserve to be number one? Will Michigan State beat Ohio State? Will Kentucky ever beat Tennessee?... Read More
Posted by Andrew Houle at Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | 0 comments
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