Saturday, December 17, 2016

Advent Day 17

Some season's readings:
Rudolph and Scrooge and The Grinch,
Gift of the Magi.

Advent Day 16

Spiritual wonder.
That's what contemplation is.
Call back your wonder!

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Advent Day 15

Some things not for sale:
faith, hope, love, joy, peace, kindness.
These are homemade gifts.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Advent Day 14

Today I choose peace.
Tomorrow I will again.
Glorious freedom!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Advent Day 13

Looking for the light.
We spend our lives doing this!
"Be a light," says God.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Advent Day 12

Toss your to-do list.
Make a to-be list instead: 
be still, be loved.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Advent Day 11

Write God, not Santa.
Send forth the words in your heart.
No pencil needed!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Advent Day 10

Be a love package
the world opens today.
We need more delight!

Advent Day 9

Was feeling so low,
then a cardinal appeared - 
God always shows up.

Advent Day 8

Two Christmas questions:
Where did love show up today?
Where did I show love?

Advent Day 7

"A" is for Advent.
Also: awake, aware and
angels appearing.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Advent Day 6

Plant some paperwhites.
(bulbs, bowl, pebbles, water, hope)
Wait expectantly.  

Monday, December 5, 2016

Advent Day 5

Advent instructions:
find the star and follow it.
Use your God compass.

Advent Day 4

Nativity scene:
camel, lamb, Mary, Joseph,
angel, Christ child, us.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Advent Day 3

December mornings.
Coffee, citrus, cinnamon.
A bit of heaven. 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Advent Day 2

Give yourself this gift:
being present to Presence.
Open it daily.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Advent Day 1

Let Advent unfold
on a wing and a prayer - 
God will come to you.