Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Joy to the World?

Christmas is nearly upon us again, and for many, the yearly remembrance of our Lord’s birth brings with it a sense of renewal and hope for the future. In most parts of the northern hemisphere, the earth lies dormant; not barren and lifeless but rather in a purifying slumber that tells us it will once again burst forth in life. The liturgical year began anew on December 2nd and hopefully for all of us the season of Advent has afforded us the chance to reflect on the past year while looking forward to the new one.

But something just doesn’t feel right...

Read the rest of this wonderful article from Br. Cuthbert here. (a pdf file)

Br. Cuthbert is a monk at St. Gregory's Abbey in Three Rivers, MI. (Episcopal Benedictine)

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