Ever notice? This time of year, the stars seem especially bright. It’s almost as if the sky is clearer…and the heavens are closer to earth… than they are in the summertime.
After a recent trip to the grocery store, it appeared that we had bitten off more than we could chew.
Slipping in almost unnoticed, like a jolly old gift-bearer, the ‘O Antiphons’ arrive in the days just before Christmas.
I went to an Advent ‘Evening of Reflection’ the other night, and a Shakespeare class broke out.
There’s a part of me that’s inclined to think Isaiah might profit (ahem!) from spending a little time in my neighborhood.
Don’t know about you, but I was caught a bit flat-footed by the first Sunday of Advent.
Looks like I’ll be spending at least part of the holiday raking up leaves from my front lawn. And for that, I am grateful.
Say what you will, but Jesus certainly had this call correct:
While some people were speaking about how the temple was adorned with costly stones and votive offerings, Jesus said, “All that you see here – the days will come when there will not be left a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down.”
It tickled me to see how joyfully The Matriarch held court at her 92nd birthday celebration yesterday.