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Advent Meditation: Peace, Peace, to the Far and the Near

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Saturday 7 December 2013

Peace, peace, to the far and the near, says the Lord; and I will heal them.

Isaiah 57.19

In this first week of Advent, as we prepare to celebrate the coming of the Prince of Peace into our tense and fractious world, take some time to think about whether there is anywhere you could bring peace.

The brutal conflicts of the world can leave us feeling powerless, but start small. Is there a relationship that needs healing? A hand of friendship you could extend? Or do you need to make peace with yourself? Or perhaps with God?

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is error, the truth;
Where there is doubt, the faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
And where there is sadness, joy.

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Introduction to our meditations

Meditation for Friday 6 December 2013

Meditation for Sunday 8 December 2013

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