Expectant: Advent Meditations
* Author of What We Do in Advent: An Anglican Kid's Activity Book looks at Advent through adult eyes * Meditations for each day of Advent * Keyed to Daily Lectionary psalms We don't like to wait, but the season...
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* Author of What We Do in Advent: An Anglican Kid's Activity Book looks at Advent through adult eyes * Meditations for each day of Advent * Keyed to Daily Lectionary psalms We don't like to wait, but the season of Advent is all about waiting--a time of expectation, when Christians have traditionally devoted themselves to practices of prayer and study. This book offers a short meditation for each of the thirty days of the season, from the First Sun-day of Advent through Christmas Day. In the spirit of expectancy, each meditation focuses on seeking and seeing God in the everyday of our ordinary lives, based on a psalm that corresponds to the daily office for the season of Advent. Expectant: Advent Meditations is the perfect seasonal practice companion for spiritual seekers as well as devoted Christians, and ideal for church groups and congregations wishing to hand out a fresh and contemporary Advent resource to members.
- <p>&quot;anne Kitch Hears The Still Small Voice Beneath The Roar Of Everyday Life. In Expectant, A Quiet, Poetic, Meditative, And Accessible Book, She Tells You What She Has Heard, And Shows You, By Example, How To Listen.&quot; &ndash;&ndash;sean Rowe, Eighth Bishop Of The Diocese Of Northwest Pennsylvania &quot;these Small Bite-size Nuggets Of Spiritual Wisdom Allow Us To Comprehend What The Mature Life Of Faith Lived Out Over A Lifetime Has To Offer Us. Aptly Written For The Frenetic Time Restraints Of The Advent Season, This Book Provides A Simple Way For Busy Christians To Stay Focused On The Spiritual Dimensions Of The Four Weeks Before Christmas.&quot; &ndash;&ndash;sylvia Sweeney, Dean And President Of Bloy House, The Episcopal School At Claremont &quot;like Anne Kitch, I Love Advent And I Love The Psalms. Walking With Her And The Psalmist In This Season Of Holy Expectation Offers Us A Luminous, Numinous Experience As We Wait In Vigilant Hope For The Coming Of Jesus.&quot; &ndash;&ndash;peter M. Wallace, Producer And Host Of &quot;day1&quot; And Author Of Getting To Know Jesus (again): Meditations For Lent &quot;weeks That Begin With A Sunday Prayer From The Communal Liturgies Of The Faithful, A Daily Verse From The Intensely Intimate Utterances Of The Biblical Psalmist, And The Homely Experiences Of Common Life: From These, Anne Kitch Crafts An Advent Calendar To Enlighten Predawn Darkness, Carry Through The Day, And Ponder Well Into The Winter Night.&quot; &ndash;&ndash;sam Portaro, Former Episcopal Chaplain To The University Of Chicago And Director Of Brent House, Author Of Sense And Sensibility: A Lenten Exploration &quot;this Wonderful Book Of Meditations Can Be A Great Resource For Preparing Our Hearts And Minds As We Await The Coming Of The Christ Child During The Season Of Advent. Each Daily Meditation, Drawn From The Author&#39;s Personal Experience Of Waiting And Expectation, Invites Us To Pay Attention To Our Own Encounters With The Living Lord.&quot; &ndash;&ndash;phoebe A. Roaf, Fourth Bishop Of The Diocese Of West Tennessee</p>