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Daily Jolt -- Advent Calendar Special

Each day, a special Advent-themed Daily Jolt, with an opportunity for reflection and a microChallenge. Some of the reflections come from unlikely sources, and the challenges help you to take an action, usually a small one, based on the reflection.

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December 23rd, 2009
“There is nothing so secular that it cannot be sacred, and that is one of the deepest messages of the incarnation.”

— Madeleine L'Engle (writer, 1918-2007)

Where, outside of church, did you experience God in your life today?

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  • Bill McGarvey

    The Painting is “The Annunciation,” 1898, by Henry Ossawa Tanner. Many of Tanner’s paintings were of religious subjects. In this masterful painting of the Annunciation, he represented the Angel Gabriel as a column of light.

    It is part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection.

  • Sarrathehutt

    Love this. What is the name of that painting today?

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