In the Darkest Night

Hope.  A word whispered in the dark. A word just this side of faith, choked out amidst tears and pain. A tiny, sputtering flame surrounded by darkness. Illuminating and casting its glow to all around it. The genesis of all things; more than a spark, not by much, but more. With it the possible becomes possible. Beyond its pale glow things are difficult to identify and become more frightening. But, given attention and care, in time it can grow to illumine and reveal all. Hope.

Always Hope.

Annemarie

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St. Alban's Parish is a vibrant and diverse Episcopal Church in Washington, DC near the National Cathedral. We come from every walk of life, every culture and context, and every corner of this region. St. Alban's Parish is active in the city, engaging social issues, and making the reconciling love of Christ known in word and deed. We have ministries for children, youth, young adults, adults, and the elderly. We have outreach programs that address homelessness, poverty, the environment, and hunger. We believe in being open and inclusive to all people no matter disability, age, income, gender, race, or sexual orientation. We welcome the faithful, the seeker, and the doubter, because God's embrace is wide, and God's good news is for all people. We want you to come, participate, grow in God's love, and become a part of the Body of Christ at St. Alban's!
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3 Responses to In the Darkest Night

  1. Jo says:

    YES.
    Mother Theresa: “Hope is the space where miracles can happen.”

  2. Kathy Culpin says:

    Beautiful Annemarie, perfect for Christmas Eve……..

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