ADVENTure Reflection #1:
HERE it is -- the most wonderful time of the year. Not Christmas but Advent. This time of preparing hearts and home for the coming of Jesus. Preparing both as memorial of his arrival in the world as infant on Christmas day 2000 years ago but also preparing for His second coming.
This advent I am again hosting the Snap ~ A~ Day Advent Photo Challenge - also known as #SnapAdvent on Instagram (though you can post on any social media by using both the #SnapAdvent and that days particular hashtag- plus don't forget to tag me @reconciledtoyou .
YOU do not need to post each day to participate - I hope you will send a photo when you can. I just so enjoy knowing how people are journeying with Christ during this season. The creativity as to how people see these themes always tickles my heart!
In addition to the Photo Challenge - I will be reading and then reflecting daily using the new book from Pauline Books & Media entitled, "Advent with Pope Francis" as well as a few other Advent Reflection books. The last few months I have been very focused on very structured prayers - sitting every morning with my prayer books, rosary and a pile of pray cards. While I will continue with some of that - I am ready to get my nose back deeper into God's word! Seems the perfect way to prepare my heart and mind for JESUS!!
Advent with Pope Francis kicks our Advent journey off with Isaiah 2:2-3 - ironically enough about a journey. Life is a journey - cliche maybe but very much on point. Where is your journey taking you? Are you moving up the mountain towards God, stuck on a plateau or rolling backwards away from where you long to be?
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