Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 28

Advent Day 28 This week, we have the traditional O Antiphons, the Bible readings associated with them, my own haiku and a question to reflect on. The O Antiphons – O Emmanuel (God with us) O Emmanuel, our king and our lawgiver, the hope of the nations and their Saviour: Come and save us, O Lord our God….

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 27

Advent Day 27 This week, we have the traditional O Antiphons, the Bible readings associated with them, my own haiku and a question to reflect on. The O Antiphons – O Rex Gentium (King of the Nations) O King of the nations, and their desire, the cornerstone making both one: Come and save the human race, which you…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 26

Advent Day 26 This week, we have the traditional O Antiphons, the Bible readings associated with them, my own haiku and a question to reflect on. The O Antiphons – O Oriens (Morning Star/Dayspring) O Morning Star, splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness: Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 25

Advent Day 25 This week, we have the traditional O Antiphons, the Bible readings associated with them, my own haiku and a question to reflect on. The O Antiphons – O Clavis David (Key of David) O Key of David and sceptre of the House of Israel; you open and no one can shut; you shut and…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 24

Advent Day 24 This week, we have the traditional O Antiphons, the Bible readings associated with them, my own haiku and a question to reflect on. The O Antiphons – O Radix Jesse (Root of Jesse) O Root of Jesse, standing as a sign among the peoples; before you kings will shut their mouths, to you the nations…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 23

Advent Day 23 This week, we have the traditional O Antiphons, the Bible readings associated with them, my own haiku and a question to reflect on. The O Antiphons – O Adonai (Lord) O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush and gave him the law…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 22

Advent Day 22 This week, we have the traditional O Antiphons, the Bible readings associated with them, my own haiku and a question to reflect on. The O Antiphons – O Wisdom O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth of the Most High, reaching from one end to the other mightily, and sweetly ordering all things: Come…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 21

Advent Day 21 Images of God as human – Gardener All of these images for this week are found in the book of the prophet Isaiah. This week the haiku and Bible text will be accompanied by a collection of words to ponder on as we think about God as that day’s particular image. Perhaps there…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 20

Advent Day 20 Images of God as human – Silversmith All of these images for this week are found in the book of the prophet Isaiah. This week the haiku and Bible text will be accompanied by a collection of words to ponder on as we think about God as that day’s particular image. Perhaps there…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 19

Advent Day 19 Images of God as human – Warrior All of these images for this week are found in the book of the prophet Isaiah. This week the haiku and Bible text will be accompanied by a collection of words to ponder on as we think about God as that day’s particular image. Perhaps…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 18

Advent Day 18 Images of God as human – Mother All of these images for this week are found in the book of the prophet Isaiah. This week the haiku and Bible text will be accompanied by a collection of words to ponder on as we think about God as that day’s particular image. Perhaps there…

Advent Antiphon Haiku: Day 17

Advent Day 17 Images of God as human – Freer of slaves All of these images for this week are found in the book of the prophet Isaiah. This week the haiku and Bible text will be accompanied by a collection of words to ponder on as we think about God as that day’s particular image….