Advent 2020


Advent is a season of waiting. A season of preparation. A season to be inspired.

24 diverse voices have been invited to share some thoughts on one of four themes (Hope, Peace, Joy and Love) each day of during the season of Advent. Each contributor has been given just one theme and no further parameters – they may write as much or as little in the style of their own choosing.

Each author brings their own theology and ideas and this is an opportunity to be inspired by a diverse range of voices as we wait and prepare.

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The Authors

The list of guest authors for this advent season is in the process of being finalised. The final list will be equally representative of men and women from a range of backgrounds and theologies. Authors will include;





The Reflections

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  • Hope
    Written by Wendy Bray This post first appeared in All Saints, Clifton News 2020, used with permission of the author. This morning I planted my tulip bulbs. I lovingly pushed them deep into the compost in three layers in enormous pots. Covered as they are with a layer of gravel for drainage on top, it’s … Continue reading Hope
  • Hope Ink
    Written by Mike Sherburn Hope deferred is disease.Fleas, biting on the flesh of the future.For there’s nothing neutral about hope.Hope is so many things.A coping mechanism, a promise,The longed-for light and the end of the tunnel.A funnel through which fresh water of renewaland justice might flow.To say no to hope is to drop the bruised … Continue reading Hope Ink
Hope - Candle
Peace - Dove
Joy - Star
Love - Heart

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