In Case You Didn’t Already Know, I Wrote an Advent Book

The season of Advent starts this Sunday, November 27th. For those unfamiliar, Advent is a season that begins four Sundays prior to Christmas, with each week focusing on the themes of hope, peace, joy, and love. It’s a time to prepare for the celebration to come and to invite reflection on how and why weContinue reading “In Case You Didn’t Already Know, I Wrote an Advent Book”

Four Weeks Book Excerpt: Scent

Below is an excerpt from my new Advent ebook, Four Weeks: Reflections for Advent. When I began seminary, I bought a pine forest-scented candle for my apartment. That summer I had discovered how watching a burning flame had the power to quiet my soul and help center my attention on my own thoughts. Candles haveContinue reading “Four Weeks Book Excerpt: Scent”

Four Weeks: Reflections for Advent

My new ebook is now available! Order from these retailers: SmashwordsBarnes and NobleApple Books Advent is a time to name what we are most yearning for. We may be seeking relief from stress, healing in grief, comfort for loneliness, or reassurance in sadness. In this season, we not only wait for the birth of Christ,Continue reading “Four Weeks: Reflections for Advent”