Unless the Lord Comes to Us: Advent Reflections

“Yet even in the  sanguine years, we must prepare our hearts if we hope to receive “the King of all.” Somehow we must find ways to filter the saccharine messages daily delivered via our screens and social media, our work and school parties, and our stores. As the waning winter light bids us flee the cold and we light a fire in the sanctuary of our homes, so Advent is a time to for us to enter into the sanctuary of our souls, stoking the fires of our hearts through repentance, cleaning out the cobwebs in preparation for the birth of God anew in the center of our being.”

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