Advent is a time of active anticipation. Think of a time you anticipated an event – a surgery, a trip, a test,…  Whatever it was (good or bad) you likely didn’t just sit around waiting for it, but rather you prepared or showed some form of active anticipation. For a surgery there are pre-op appointments and…

Amid the rush of preparation for Christmas, I’m seeking hints of Advent which lead me out of glaring lights into a dark, quiet place – where God’s Light and his “still, small voice” can penetrate my soul and engender a longing for Him. This longing is the heart of Advent. Where can it be found? The heart of Advent can be found in the beauty…