Third Sunday in Advent 2014 “Smell Like the Sheep” by Marie Dennis (3 of 4)

Sisters of the Holy Family

Please see the first two in this in this series —
– 1) First week of advent can be found here
– 2) Second in the Series can be found here 

Creative Voice_Marie Dennis_Third Sunday of Advent_December-21-2014_11414 Copyright © November 2014 l Education for Justice, a Project of the Center of Concern  

READINGS FOR THE DAY

• Isaiah 61: 1-2a, 10-11
• Luke 1: 46-48, 49-50, 53-54
• 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24
• John 1: 6-8, 19-28
We are halfway through the season of Advent. Christmas lights and music are beginning to brighten our neighborhoods and our cities. Be grateful for their arrival – a perennial sign of hope in a decidedly unpeaceful world. Perhaps they can make a bit lighter the lightweight of war or poverty or natural disaster, though it will not be easy. Ours, in this global context, is thin hope: hope that we can stop torture, eradicate poverty, end war –…

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