Waiting with Hope

Advent emphasizes themes of BEING ALERT, WAITING, and HOPE. How hard we find it to wait – in slow-moving traffic, in lines at the bank or grocery store, for an anticipated check in the mail. Here’s what I have been pondering during this first week of Advent. We read in Luke’s Gospel: Be alert at … More Waiting with Hope

Light in Our Darkness

Although the season of Advent begins only tomorrow, I am already well into the season: I am listening to my favorite album, Adviento by Jaime Cortez. The last selection of the album is especially appropriate to the Advent theme of LIGHT: “Luz del Mundo”. The composer sings it in both Spanish and English. I have … More Light in Our Darkness

Working for Justice and Peace – Fourth Week of Advent

On Thursday, we concluded our four-week program on Advent: Wondering in Stillness, Walking in the Light, Waiting with Joy, and Working for Justice and Peace. As with the previous weeks, this is not so much a reflection as an outline of our final session. Opening Prayer Open with “We Are the Light of the World” … More Working for Justice and Peace – Fourth Week of Advent