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Christmas is Coming: Sister Straight Talk with Krista & Alex

Wrapping up this year’s Christmas is Coming Series, Krista and Alex talk about what God is teaching them, what they are letting go of, the power of “Oh Well,” and their ritual for reflection as they contemplate the past year and look forward to the one ahead.

Christmas is a time of joy, but it also highlights the pain some are experiencing. Krista and Alex offer a helpful prayer and perspective as people navigate both.

Listen in as you are driving around shopping for last minute gifts, whipping up something special in the kitchen, or taking a much needed walk. Let’s finish out 2021 together!

Things You Heard On The Show

Loving My Actual Christmas by Alexandra Kuykendall

An Affirmation of Faith from Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals by Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Lord, you have always given

Bread for the coming day;

And though I am poor,

Today I believe.

Lord, you have always given strength for the comin day;

And though I am weak,

Today I believe.

Lord, you have always given

Peace for the coming day;

And though of anxious heart,

Today I believe.

Lord, you have always kept me

Safe in trials;

And now, tried as I am,

Today I believe.

Lord, you have always marked

The road for the coming day;

And though it may be hidden,

Today I believe.

Lord, you have always lightened

This darkness of mine;

And though the night is here,

Today I believe.

Lord, you have always spoken

When time was ripe;

And though you be silent,

Today I believe.

The Weary World Rejoices by Melissa Kruger

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