It’s that time of year again: Advent, the season of preparation for Jesus’ coming! We’re all trying our best to remember this New Year in the midst of the closing of our secular one, but it’s often hard with all the papers, tests, parties and decorations that always occupy our Decembers.
As busy as we may be, we need to take time amidst the hustle and bustle to allow Jesus to enter more fully into our lives! The Church gives us this time at the beginning of its New Year—Advent, or adventus, “coming,”–to prepare for the coming of Jesus, born into the world to save us from our sins and show us the way to salvation.
What a thing to prepare for! One thing’s for sure, we can’t do it alone!
How can we better prepare our hearts to meet our Lord? Here are just a few thoughts for your consideration: Read more »