Advent … a time to watch
Last week, I reflected on the theme of Advent as a time of preparation. This week, we’ll consider the discipline and rhythm of watching as part of our preparing for the coming of God in the child of Bethlehem.
From Old Testament times, through the New Testament and the establishing of the early Christian church, people had their eyes open as they were watching to see and recognize the presence of God in their midst. They were attentive to the signs and wonders that revealed something of the mystery of God and that reinforced God’s promise of the Messiah who was to come. As God watches out over us, and all of His creation too, we are called to be on the watch for God and an encounter with the divine that will always be a blessing to us. Read More.
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