Cross and Cradle: An Advent Reflection

Every Advent and Lent, North Ringwood Uniting Church (as, I suspect, do many other congregations across all the denominations) prepares a book of reflections for each day of the season.  These reflections are written by the congregation’s members, and are accompanied by an appropriate quotation from Scripture, as well as a prayer.  They help focus our minds on the spiritual significance of the season, that we might not be distracted by the commercial interests scrambling for our attention.  Therefore, if you’ll excuse the indulgence, I’ll reproduce my contribution to this year’s booklet below: Continue reading “Cross and Cradle: An Advent Reflection”