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About faithhopechocolate

I am now a junior sister in a religious order. The aim of this blog is partly to explain what is involved in this, and to journal my experiences as I move from the secular world to the religious life.

Luxury Advent Calendar of the Soul – 14 December

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Behind today’s window is probably one of the only popular music records about the Last Judgement with biblical references a-plenty! The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash. ? The Man Comes Around Johnny Cash “And…

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 13 December

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Behind today’s window is a short film from the Diocese of Ely – The Nativity of Christ – a Christmas Miracle.

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 12 December

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Behind today’s window is a song and video: This is one of my favourite songs – it’s called All My Favorite People are Broken by the band Over the Rhine. ?

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 11 December

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Behind today’s window is a twitter thread, read the whole story, it’s a series of tweets about the best Christmas gift someone ever received. My thanks to Rox Nicholl for showing me this! Click on…

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 10 December

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Behind today’s window is a song. Come on my soul by Rend Collective Experiment. Lord, we open up our hearts to you We let down our walls Sing my soul Sing my soul Sing my…

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 9 December

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Behind today’s window is a short film. Meet the Nativity – episode 1. Other episodes can be viewed on YouTube throughout Advent. Find out more and order a free booklet here.

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 8 December

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Behind today’s window is a poem. ? Advent Sunday  Christina Rossetti ? BEHOLD, the Bridegroom cometh: go ye out With lighted lamps and garlands round about To meet Him in a rapture with a shout. ?…

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 7 December

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Behind today’s window is a picture. Banksy graffiti at the West Bank barrier in Bethlehem (Credit: Markus Ortner read more: https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.676012) Banksy painted this in 2005 – it still challenges today, painted on the wall…

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 6 December

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Happy St Nicholas’ Day! The real St Nicholas was a great theologian and famously punched the heretic Arian at the Council of Nicea – he was (once they let him back in – as he…

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Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul – 5 December

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Behind today’s window is a prayer. The Mothers’ Union have a campaign running this month called 16 Days of Activism to tackle gender-based violence around the world. Find out more about this campaign here: http://www.themothersunion.org/content/16-days-activism-2017…

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