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When Advent preparations pound us into a place far from grace, imagine the preposterous notion that we are already prepared.
If we ever imagined that our healing would be a gentle, quiet thing, the Advent scriptures correct us. It's noisy heavy-lifting.
In our own time, there is a sense that time is winding up.
What would it be like if, in our own lives, we took refuge neither in victim nor victor status?
Richard L. Floyd
Like Peter, many of us have come to the realization that our previous understandings of God's acceptance and embrace are too small.
I can imagine several reactions to this Advent reading.
Advent begs us to prepare for the coming glory. Flowers are our props
Kenneth L. Samuel
They were going back home, but they were going back home with different hearts.
Martin B. Copenhaver
This is what a day of praying without ceasing might look like.
Emily C. Heath
There's one Hebrew word that I learned and have not forgotten: Chesed.