John, for me, is the apostle of light, the apostle who shines the light on the true nature of our God and our Lord and Savior.
I typically welcome the shorter days that accompany the season of Advent. Less daylight should theoretically translate to fewer distractions and more snuggling on the couch, under fleece blankets with warm cups in hand.
How do we observe Advent?
Advent is officially one week away. How are you feeling about it? Will this be the year you are finally able to slow down and enjoy this season of preparation? Grow Christians tries every November to ready our community to do just that.
Maybe because I wasn’t raised in the church, I’ve spent half my life trying to figure out how to observe Advent and Christmas.
Since we became Episcopalian, the way I bring the season into my home has become even more fun and meaningful.
There’s more than one way to make your family’s Advent wreath.