As we enter the season of Advent this week, Stina and Padre discuss the symbolism of the first violet candle we light… the symbol of Hope.
The thing we wish for
We’ve all played this game before.
“If a genie appeared before you right now and granted you three wishes, what would you wish for?”
We all like to think we’d make a good call. And although the genie is hypothetical, often we find ourselves saying (to others or to ourselves): “If I just had … things would be ok” or “… I’d be a better person”
Or “… I’d be a good Christian”
Emily likens Hope to a bird
This poem is one of the most famous pieces of work by Emily Dickinson. Emily was an American woman whose creative talents weren’t revealed to the world until after her death. Her words are so reflective and honest about her experience of Hope that they might be just what people […]