About the Advent Rowhouses

This Advent, instead of posting images of candles – one for each week in Advent – the blog will feature row houses. These were created over the past year by Colin Fredrickson, who spends a lot of time in the Philadelphia neighborhoods where they are commonly found. Each row house is made from previously used cardboard, then wrapped in scripture pages from a Bible that had fallen apart. I love the idea of a home wrapped in the word of God: prayers, prophetic writings, poetry, and sacred history. If you look closely, you can see the words beneath the paint…

Moving into God’s presence through words