Dark and bleak the days become,
Mother and child still are one.
They seek shelter for the night
against the cold weather’s fright.
A manger, a stable, they find by grace. 51 more words
I did not grow up celebrating the Advent season. My faith tradition saw Advent as “a Catholic thing” and avoided it completely. My first real encounter with Advent was while visiting Methodist churches during the holiday season and watching the lighting of the candles but I still didn’t understand what it was all about. 632 more words
The First Sunday of Advent
The readings were Psalm 25:1-10, Jeremiah 33:14-16, 1 Thessalonions 3:9-13 & Luke 21:25-36
From these readings I saw there was a strong connection about being before God, in His presence, before His righteousness. 186 more words