It is Christmas Day. The great day for which we have been waiting. But, what, exactly, is the subject of our waiting? In secular terms, the answer is obvious and exciting. The lights, the tree, the presents, family (even if afar, in this year of pandemic), and the food. I love it all. But, what … Continue reading What do we expect of the babe in the manger?
Month: December 2020
Advent — a time of preparation, a time of penitence
Our King is coming. Now, how should we prepare our house? This is the central question of Advent. How must we order our lives, our work, our communities, our faith and our society, in order to be pleasing to the King of kings? Historically, this period of preparation and reflection looked much different from the … Continue reading Advent — a time of preparation, a time of penitence