[☆ Night Visions: Searching the Shadows of Advent and Christmas || ☆ PDF Read by ↠ Jan L. Richardson] #2020


  • Title: Night Visions: Searching the Shadows of Advent and Christmas
  • Author: Jan L. Richardson
  • ISBN: 9780829812558
  • Page: 119
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Night Visions: Searching the Shadows of Advent and Christmas By Jan L. Richardson From sitting on the horizons of Advent to embracing the presence of Christ on Epiphany, Night Visions takes readers through the Christmas season, ushering quiet moments of introspection into a season that is often rushed and hurried.Within the pages of this devotional is a multilayered journey through the many emotions and milestones of the season Darkness , Desire ,From sitting on the horizons of Advent to embracing the presence of Christ on Epiphany, Night Visions takes readers through the Christmas season, ushering quiet moments of introspection into a season that is often rushed and hurried.Within the pages of this devotional is a multilayered journey through the many emotions and milestones of the season Darkness , Desire , Preparing a Space , Hope , Birthing , Welcoming , Thresholds , and Encounters Rising from the heart of the earth to share in the wonder of a remarkable time, the resonance of this volume will be heard clearly through the silence of the night sky, joining the reflections of each pilgrim who awaits the birth of hope.
    Jan L. Richardson
    Jan is an artist, writer, and ordained minister in the United Methodist Church She serves as director of The Wellspring Studio, LLC, and travels widely as a retreat leader and conference speaker Known for her distinctive intertwining of word and image, Jan s work has attracted an international audience drawn to the welcoming and imaginative spaces that she creates in her books, online blogs, and public events.A native Floridian several generations over, Jan grew up in Evinston, a small community near the university town of Gainesville The rural landscape, community traditions including the annual Evinston Thanksgiving dinner in the park that has been taking place for than fifty years , and lifelong relationships fostered a rich sense of place, imagination, and ritual that continue to shape Jan s life and infuse her work.Jan is the Visiting Artist at First United Methodist Church of Winter Park, Florida, serves on the faculty of the Gr newald Guild in Washington State, and is part of Saint Brigid of Kildare Monastery, a community that draws from Methodist and Benedictine traditions She makes her home in Central Florida with her husband and frequent collaborator, the singer songwriter Garrison Doles.

    Night Visions: Searching the Shadows of Advent and Christmas By Jan L. Richardson

    Commentaires:

    Marilyn
    This beautiful book gently carried me through Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany I will return to it again.

    Rachel
    I loved using this book for devotions during Advent.

    Susan
    Sacred journey into the untravelled shadows of the season of celebration of Jesus birth a deeply, intimate venture down the path that leads to the secret place of the soul beautifully, refreshingly, soberingly, insightful as a candle flame in the dark night For me, this book provides, facilitates, a quiet, private place for experiencing and celebrating the season of Christmas, as never before Beautifully written with authenticity and transparency, in the way we have come to know, love and apprec [...]

    Michael
    I am glad I read this In brief pieces the author evokes images both new and old of advent and christmas to give spiritual guidance and no easy answers to our lives The pieces were often moving, small and bite sized Not necessarily easy to digest, but nourishing none the less I liked it.

    Kj
    This is a very special book I go back to it every year during advent and other times I love the collage work, the prayer poems, the meditations Jan Richardson has created a book of wonder, a space for waiting and watching.

    Pam
    Nice book to prepare for Christmas

    Leslie
    I love this book It has readings and poems and some art for each day of advent I ve used it for several years, and always find it challenging and spiritually nourishing.

    Susannah
    You can read my review here teaandtheology book review

    Karen
    I am reading this again this advent This is probably my favorite book for this season A reminder to relax into the natural cycles of the earth and allow myself to see darkness differently

    Alyssa Foll
    A profound Advent devotional I savored every day s readings and the art work that accompanied it What a joy to have discovered Jan Richardson as a minister and author

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