Contributed on Dec 3, 2007
Advent is about preparing for the arrival of Jesus. One couple in the bible was charged with the task of preparing for God’s arrival. But it meant they would begin again.
Contributed on Dec 10, 2007
Jesus comes in the wilderness of our lives. He makes a way where there seems to be no way. And that is where his followers are called to be: in the "wild-ness" and brokenness of people’s lives showing the love and mercy of God.
Contributed on Dec 17, 2007
Joseph had to learn that what God thinks of him was more important than what others thought of him. It was more important than his reputation. It gave him a new identity.
Contributed on Dec 24, 2007
Mary was given a vocation: a Christmas vocation. She was given a sacred assignment to prepare God’s son. What did she teach Jesus? What does this mean for us?