Reveal among us the light of your presence, that we may behold your power and glory.
O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel,
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Charm with your stainlessness these winter nights,
The four white roads make off in silence
Charm with your stainlessness these nights in Advent,
Oh pour your darkness and your brightness over all our
Be-Attitude: Blessed are those who mourn who wail, lament and cry out loud.
But, oh Lord,
Not only at Christmas,
Justice, mercy and peace
Today is International Migrants Day. "When their rights are violated, when they are marginalized and excluded, migrants will be unable to contribute either economically or socially to the societies they have left behind or those they enter. However, when supported by the right policies and human rights protections, migration can be a force for good for individuals as well as for countries of origin, transit and destination." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Message for International Migrants Day, 2011.
"An angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, 'Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit'." (Matthew 1.20).
Title song from album All that is within me, by vocalist Bart Millard.
All that is within me cries for You alone be glorified. Emmanuel … God With Us! My heart sings a brand new song. The debt is paid, these chains are gone. Emmanuel … God with us