Anticipation

Advent Sunday ushers in, for Christians, a time of growing anticipation. And while it might seem “godly” to eschew the commercial holiday madness, preparing a place for generosity … tokens of love for our near ones, and, yes, gifts far beyond ourselves too… is an honest part of this season....

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The Joy of Giving

The joy of giving (and the misery of stinginess) is celebrated in sentimental stories like A Christmas Carol and Gift of the Magi, and reflected upon in sermons and yes, our Wardens’ recent Christmas letter, too. At this time of year it is traditional to review what we give for...

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Watching and Waiting

by Rhonda Waters, Associate Priest Advent is my favourite season of the church year. I love the themes of hope and light, the way the promise of Christ and the promise of the Kingdom intertwine, the way that past becomes present becomes future. Perhaps most of all, I love the...

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