Sunday, December 13, 2009


Advent -- the season of joyful waiting, of self-examining preparation, of cleansing breaths and calming of the mind.

We're three weeks into it and I've barely begun. For me, in order to tap into the spirit of Advent, and of the other liturgical seasons, I must now rely heavily upon memories of more spiritually charged days gone by.

What the choir would have sung today, were there still a Sunday choir in my life:


Just do it.