Weekly devotional: An Advent reflection

How do you mark the season leading up to Christmas? It can be a mad and crazy time of parties, shopping, church services and baking. So much so, that we lose the reason for the season, to use that slightly cringey American phrase.

One Advent, in my quest to consider the season’s true meaning, I followed a Bible reading plan that moved from the Old Testament to the New as it revealed God’s greatest gift, his Son Jesus. As I played around with the biblical text, moving words here and there, some poems emerged. If you like to write, maybe you could do something similar this year for an Advent practice. Of course, you may not like writing at all – in which case, I trust you’ll find just the right thing to keep the gift of Jesus before you.

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