Well, loving God, we’ve done it again. We’ve bought into – literally and figuratively- the messages bombarding us and telling us that in order to herald this Advent season, we need to shop: shop earlier, shop ‘round the clock, shop now and pay later, shop for folks we haven’t even spoken to in years. And so we do. Then we blame the season itself when we feel tired and burned out. We are in need of your comfort, your forgiveness and your peace. Come, Holy Spirit, refresh us, reorient us and show us the True Wonder of these days.
Submitted by Jerie Lukefahr