Advent Love :: Sarah Bessey

Love :: Fourth Sunday of Advent

This is the fourth part of a series of Advent Sunday night candle meditations.  Isaiah 16:4-5 “When this is all over,” Judah answers, “the tyrant toppled, The killing at an end, all signs of these cruelties long gone, A new government of love will be established in the venerable David tradition. A Ruler you can […]

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The Top 10 Posts :: Sarah Bessey

My Top 10 Posts from 2015

It was a full year around the blog even if I wasn’t writing as often as in years past. The top ten posts are below and it’s a mish-mash of editorializing and story-telling and narrative theology across a whole rash of topics. Sounds about right for this place – I’m often all over the place. […]

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Advent Joy :: Sarah Bessey

Joy :: Third Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 35:10 Those who have been ransomed by the Lord will return. They will enter Jerusalem singing, crowned with everlasting joy. Sorrow and mourning will disappear, and they will be filled with joy and gladness. Isaiah 49:13 Sing for joy, O heavens! Rejoice, O earth! Burst into song, O mountains! For the Lord has comforted his […]

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Sarah Bessey Favourite Books 2015

My Favourite Books of 2015

Rather than wait and do my usual “Favourite Books” post at the end of December, I decided to do it now so that you can mine the list for gifts! (If you’re still gift hunting, I put together an ethical gift guide that empowers women, so check that out, too.) Does anyone else ever go […]

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