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Advent 4: Changed by Love?

December 31st, 2009 by Thalia Kehoe Rowden

How are we changed by encountering Christ?

Cat in the Manger, by Michael Foreman

On our fourth Sunday in Advent in 2009 we explored this question using Michael Foreman’s picture book, Cat in the Manger. The cat’s tenancy in the stable is based on its mouse-catching prowess, but relationships in the barn will never be the same after a visiting couple meet their first child in it.

We made a red prayer streamer out of our hopes for changed relationships on Sunday.  How are you doing with showing more love and kindness to people in your life?

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  • 1 Just Before We Pack Up the Decorations Jan 12, 2010 at 1:46 am

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