"I tapped into the emotional side of myself during last year, which I have kept locked up a little too tightly for a while. I forgot the key. I found it in the darkness."
"We scour the ground for the first shoots from bulbs we planted last year. Sometimes winter feels so long.
Yet under the earth these packets of potential lie waiting, and the bare branches of the trees will not be always be bare. They may look dead against a wintry sky, but we know they live. "
O God, on this first Sunday of advent we consider the conflict and anxiety in our world, our country, as well as in the relationships of those around us. Big or small, moments of despair affect us all. We cry for a Prince of Peace who acts with both grace and certainty... tender to the … Continue reading Advent prayer