Today in churches all over the world, the second advent candle is lit. the candle will be lit and there will a call and response read. For me, there is something special about remembering the faith of those waiting for the coming Messiah. Growing up I did not understand or appreciate the significance of Advent.
Thanksgiving has come and gone and we are now entering into the season of Advent as we prepare for Christmas. For some the next few weeks becomes a frenzy of excitement as they prepare for giving gifts and hosting parties; however, Advent is also about slowing down and remembering why we do what we do.
Christmas is here!! This season is always a season where I am full of wonder both for what we see around and for the miracle of Christmas. I walk around and everywhere I look there are decorations. For some reason the season just seems magical right? The thing is that for me, while I can