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War is Over/Solstice is Here

Next Step #289 – December 19, 2013

A Christmas special with a different type of wish. Fr. Vazken challenges us to a new understanding of the Christmas message and its possibilities to bring peace to our lives and to the world. Cease-fire arrangements made at Christmas – The “War is over if you want it.” Solstice bells ring from the Southern Hemisphere to the Northern. Best wishes and prayers for your life and the coming year. A primer to the New Year. Answer to the December 25/January 6 debate and when to celebrate?
Songs & Links:
Snoopy’s Christmas by the Royal Guardsmen
Jethro Tull’s “God Rest Ye Merry Gentle Persons,” “Another Christmas Song,” and “Solstice Bells”
Chicago “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
John Lennon’s Happy Christmas (the War is Over)
LEVON: A Wondrous Life
In His Shoes
Christmas Truce
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The War is Over – Merry Christmas!

Next Step #184 – December 15, 2011

News that the last of the American troops are pulling out of Iraq sets the pace for this Next Step. In the aftermath of war – an opportunity to seek lasting peace by eschewing politics and opting for a true spiritual understanding of life, humanity and the offer to love. Opting out of violence. A Merry Christmas to all! The conversion of Saul and a conversion at the Children’s Memorial service. Advent “additions” in preparation for Theophany.
Poverty hits Americans 1 in 2
John Belizekjian “What Child is This?”
Ani’s Bubbles – “Are You Going to Help Me Now?” – An Armenian father & son during the earthquake.
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