Saturday, November 29, 2014

The Advent Window, Reopened

I never greet an Advent without remembering a much earlier one, a pivotal one, in which God began to reach me.  He did so not in spite of the Christmas glitz and commercialism all around, but through it.

That Advent, I was twenty years old........

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Top: Stannard, Christmas Still Life
Bottom: Franz Skarbina, Unter dem Weihnachtsbaum, digitally lettered

This post is linked to Catholic Bloggers Advent Linkup.


  1. Oh my goodness! How I missed reading your posts while I was tending to other matters. So good to be back. I LOVED it, every single bit including the photos! Thank you so much for the prayers. God bless you for your kindness! May you have a fruitful Advent season!

    1. Patty, thank you so much. It is my privilege to pray. Hope all are doing well!


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