I think Advent is overlooked because it is a waiting period in a time of instant gratification. The music is beautiful, the lessons are meaningful, but we, as a culture, do not like to wait. We focus on the end result, the goal, and try to hurry...
When is the time for love to be born?
The inn is full on the planet earth,
And by a comet the sky is torn-
Yet Love still takes the risk of birth.
As we wait the joyous moment of the birth of Jesus, we cannot...