garlands of light lining the streets every window an invitation to find a new present for giving a new incentive for spending a flurry of parcels and wrapping of ribbons, rosettes, of artificial pine, of the search to find the perfect gift for those who are impossible to buy for… stepping back now, out of … Continue reading the child … #pauseforAdvent
and it was all a golden glaze of tinsel hippies and Father Christmas arriving in a helicopter. and it was all an almost authentic attempt at expensive simplicity and his boots did not get muddy and the little elf’s earrings flashed in a strobe sequence of delirium together with the teasing, tinselated smile. and it … Continue reading and it was all…#pauseforAdvent
My Novembers are busy these days. They bleed into December, and before I know it, the month is well under way. Advent is a time of preparation, of remembering the coming of Christ, of hoping for his return. Often I forget about it until I'm already in it. Do I now need to prepare myself … Continue reading preparing…for Advent?