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Following is a compendium of Advent and Christmas reflections that I have collected for your own use in making straight the paths of your life, and in preparing a place in your heart for the Prince of Peace to come and abide.
Brokhoff, Preaching the Parables—Cycle C. The cause is our disregard of Advent.
It is a time of quiet anticipation. If Christ is going to come again into our hearts, there must be repentance. Which is the joy of Christmas, but the joy of anticipation. This is a healing memory; it brings hope. Since it comes at winter time, fire is a fitting sign to help us celebrate Advent If Christ is to come more fully into our lives this Christmas, if God is to become really incarnate for us, then fire will have to be present in our prayer.
Our worship and devotion will have to stoke the kind of fire in our souls that can truly change our hearts. Ours is a great responsibility not to waste this Advent time. Take time, slow down, be still, be awake to the Divine Mystery that looks so common and so ordinary yet is wondrously present.
Advent is a winter training camp for those who desire peace. By reflection and prayer, by reading and meditation, we can make our hearts a place where a blessing of peace would desire to abide and where the birth of the Prince of Peace might take place.
Are there any feelings of discrimination toward race, sex, or religion? Is there a lingering resentment, an unforgiven injury living in our hearts? Do we look down upon others of lesser social standing or educational achievement?
Are we generous with the gifts that have been given to us, seeing ourselves as their stewards and not their owners? Are we reverent of others, their ideas and needs, and of creation? These and other questions become Advent lights by which we may search the deep, dark corners of our hearts.
Hope, struggle, fear, expectation and fulfillment are all part of our Advent experience. At once they left their nets…" Mt. With his brother Peter, Andrew immediately left his fishing nets to catch souls for the Kingdom. Are we hesitating to respond to Christ this Advent because we are waiting for just the right moment, those perfect circumstances that will allow us to be just as quick as Andrew?
Sadly, we may discover that while we were waiting for that illusive moment, we failed to be attentive to the here and now invitations of everyday life, missing opportunities to respond with the generosity of a true follower of Christ.
Unfortunately, these works of charity so easily can assuage the Christian conscience, while doing nothing to being about a solution to the root causes of the problem. Hope comes through works of justice rather than simply performing works of charity.
As children we had a sense of wonder. Our eyes were wide open and drinking in the fascinating gifts we beheld Our thirsty souls could not have enough of the wonders of creation.
We tired of the abundance of the world, or at least grew weary of keeping up with the feast of life, and stepped away from the banquet of life. Instead we let wonder go to sleep. We entered the typical dream state of most humans.
The hearts of a great many have already been exposed to this virus and it is possible that people everywhere could come down with it in epidemic proportions. This could pose a serious threat to what has, up to now, been a fairly stable condition of conflict in the world.
Some signs and symptoms of The Advent Virus: A tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than on fears based on past experiences. An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment. A loss of interest in judging other people.
A loss of interest in interpreting the actions of others. A loss of interest in conflict. A loss of the ability to worry. This is a very serious symptom. Frequent, overwhelming episodes of appreciation. Contented feelings of connectedness with others and nature.“Year of Wonders” is the English translation of “Annus Mirabilis,” the title of a poem by John Dryden commemorating , a year marked by catastrophes including the Great Fire of London and the plague that is the focus of this book.
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