As we wait for The Child this Advent, may our Lord shower each of us with an understanding of our own call to Spiritual Childhood.
"Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it."
- Luke 18:17
A child lives fully in the present and nothing more. The adult's less admirable predisposition is to look restlessly to the future, ignoring the here and now, the present moment, which ought to be lived to the full. - Season of Advent, December 19th / In Conversation with God
May we slow our Advent down and wait with joyful hope for the Babe who is our Answer and our King!
(Photo by Ben White courtesy of Unsplash)
WONDER AND AWE
There is a wonderful Spiritual Reading series called - In Conversation with God by Francis Fernandez. With reflections for the Liturgical Season and Daily Readings, this series is a wonderful way to live the Liturgical Year of the Church and grow deeper in your faith.
Yesterday's reflection was all around St. Joseph! His call, his quiet (almost hidden) love and care of Jesus, and his trust in God. In a world that began celebrating Christmas back in October, may we strive to slow down and spend these remaining days of Advent with Joseph walking towards the Nativity.
As we wait patiently for the Christ Child, may we know peace, love and joy in our life.
Sancte Joseph, ora pro eis, ora pro me.
(Saint Joseph, pray for them, pray for me.) - Season of Advent, December 17th / In Conversation with God