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Advent is for waiting

Donna Rathert

Advent is for waiting

by Donna Rathert

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Published by Concordia Pub. House in St. Louis, MO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advent -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Advent.

  • About the Edition

    Explains the religious decorations, symbols, terms, and activities encountered during Advent, the preparation to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Suggests related activities for parent and child.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Donna R. Rathert ; illustrated by Gordon Willman.
    ContributionsWillman, Gordon, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV40 .R37 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[24] p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2545184M
    ISBN 100570041406
    LC Control Number85027003
    OCLC/WorldCa12809292

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    So often we talk about waiting as a passive state, a condition in which we can only cool our heels while a desired result makes its slow and seemingly meandering way toward us. And yet, as we frequently see in the readings for Advent, waiting is a practice that often calls us to . “I love Advent Hymn (Watching, Waiting, Longing), which gives newness to the phrases of Isaiah. Watching, waiting, and longing is what we do now, and these songs help us do that in confidence. I anticipate that this album will be received as a great gift by many who will find their faith nourished and awakened by it.” – Walter Brueggemann.

    Nov 19,  · Advent is the liturgical season of vigilance or, to put it more mundanely, of waiting. During the four weeks prior to Christmas, we light the candles of our Advent wreaths and put ourselves in the spiritual space of the Israelite people who, through many long centuries, waited for the coming of the Messiah (“How long, O Lord?”). Nov 30,  · In a few minutes of waiting for their turn, fidgety students with nothing to do can find plenty of things we’d rather they didn’t. Students, as well as teachers, experience some form of waiting every day. During Advent, the season of waiting, we talk about anticipation and the virtue of patience.


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