Monthly Archives: December 2016

Advent: Love

LOVE By Kathleen Koles   One translation of The Gospel of John Chapter 15 verse 13 is “The greatest love you can have for your friends is to give your life for them”. I think Our Lord told this to his friends to explain not only His death, but his Life.  Jesus gave His life…

Advent: Joy

Reflections on Joy Martin, Amy, Hannah and Henry Grohman   Hannah: Webster’s Dictionary defines joy as: a feeling of pleasure or happiness that comes  from success, good fortune, or a sense of well-being. To me, joy is making someone laugh or smile or snuggling with our cat, Dalila. Helping out for a good cause —…

Advent: Peace

PEACE on the 2nd Sunday of Advent By Eve and Peter McPheeters   In 1867, only 3 years after the founding of this place of peace and presence by the sea, Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel gave the world the gift of dynamite.  It was his hope that it might one day lead to world peace. …