Buechner on Advent +The Collect for Advent

Tod Bolsinger quotes a wonderful Buechner piece on the feeling of Advent.

And the BCP prayer for this season is outstanding:

Almighty God,
give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness,
and put upon us the armour of light,
now in the time of this mortal life
in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility;
that in the last day,
when he shall come again in his glorious majesty
to judge both the quick and the dead,
we may rise to the life immortal;
through him who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost,
one God, now and for ever.


~ by Michael on December 4, 2006.

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