Category Archives: Collects and Readings

Working The Plan: Last Week of August 2014

  With school starting up again and a need to fill my days full without overfilling them or forgetting things I think it’s time to start these posts back up! Yesterday I sat down and made a new (pretty!) little … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Advent:Love

[download id=”25″] Sunday Psalms 24, 29  8, 84 Isa. 42:1-12 Eph. 6:10-20 John 3:16-21 Monday Psalms 61, 62  112, 115 Isa. 11:1-9 Rev. 20:1-10 John:5:30-47 Tuesday Psalms 66, 67  116, 117 Isa 11:10-16 Rev. 20:11–21:8 Luke 1:5-25 … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent:Joy

“Joy to the world! The Lord is Come” [download id=”24″] Sunday Psalms 63:1-8(9-11), 98  103 Isa. 13:6-13 Heb. 12:18-29 John 3:22-30 Monday Psalms 41, 52  44 Isa. 8:16–9:1 2 Pet. 1:1-11 Luke 22:39-53 Tuesday Psalms 45  47, … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Advent: Preparation

“Let every heart, Prepare Him room” [download id=”23″] Sunday Psalms 148, 149, 150  114, 115 Isa. 5:1-7 2 Pet. 3:11-18 Luke 7:28-35 Monday Psalms 25  9, 15 Isa. 5:8-12, 18-23 1 Thess. 5:1-11 Luke 21:20-28 Tuesday Psalms 26, … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Advent

This year all of the Sundays in Advent fall within the month of December. Since the children and I have started doing the short form of Morning Prayer (from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer) after breakfast I’ve been looking … Continue reading

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Futile Words?

How many times a day do I say it? “Su take your fingers out of your mouth.” “W talk in a low voice, stop whining.” “F stop jumping on the furniture.” “Are you being kind?” ” Think before you just … Continue reading

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A Way of Life

Yesterday’s Epistle reading was from Ephesians Chapter 2, a familiar passage about being saved by faith and not by works. I noticed something though that I had read but not really noticed before… I’m used to the King James Version … Continue reading

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Not the Morning Star

On Sunday our assistant priest preached to a small congregation. Christmas on Sunday is always tricky and most people had come for the Christmas Eve service instead. We packed ourselves into the choir stalls in the chancel and listened to … Continue reading

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Readings for the Third Sunday in Advent

We are nearing the end of this season of the church year. Tonight we light the pink candle (Su is ecstatic). This candle calls to mind the Shepherds and their rejoicing after they had seen the Christ Child. We also … Continue reading

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Readings for the First Sunday in Advent

First Sunday of Advent Sunday Psalm 146, 147 * 111, 112, 113 Amos 1:1-5, 13-2:8 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Luke 21:5-19 Monday Psalm 1, 2, 3 * 4, 7 Amos 2:6-16 2 Peter 1:1-11 Matthew 21:1-11 Tuesday Psalm 5, 6 * … Continue reading

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