Advent is just around the corner!
This morning, I had to go to the basement to help unload boxes of donated items we’ll be putting on our rummage sale. Then, I remembered: “I have to get the stand up for the advent wreath!”
I did this and returned to first floor in time to set up in chapel for our 9 a.m. Mass.
Afterword, when giving the receptionist her morning break, I could hear, of all things, Christmas music!
You might call me a bit of a ‘scrooge,’ I guess, but one thing that gets on my nerves every year is our society’s inability to WAIT!
We have Christmas movies, Christmas music, Christmas sales well over a month before the REAL Christmas season actually begins.
To me, it is so difficult to truly observe Advent, to wait and prepare for the joy of Christ’s coming. I so wish our culture…
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