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If you're like me, one of the first things you do in the morning is sit down at the computer.  If you're going to do that, then why not make it a time of prayer and preparation for Christmas (which despite all of Target's and QVC's intentions, is not here yet)?



Creighton University offers a terrific daily Advent site - visit often, and make this a year of true preparation for the Coming of Christ! 

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  1. Hi Elise! Thank you for this link. I spend far too much time on the computer and far too little time doing spiritual reading. What a great idea combining both. I have passed on the link to my young adult sons (who are at the computer studying every day) in the hope they will take time out to do some extra prayer and reflection during Advent. God bless.

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big man boots
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on that sidewalk.

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in your big man boots,
face into a cold Michigan wind,
with the little man behind,
his hat bouncing.