“Get Ready, A Baby is Coming” A Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent

Preg-Mary

"Get Ready, A Baby is Coming" A Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent By Ragan Sutterfield A couple of weeks ago it was a full moon and so, though I knew better than to believe the idea, I watched my wife Emily for signs of impending labor.  The same thing happens when it rains, after a walk, or after a particularly hearty meal of spicy food.  We are in those final days, the waiting, watching days when the old euphemism “expecting” fits our experience with a vengeance.  Tonight, tomorrow, a week from now—our daughter could be here. We've been preparing and preparing and … [Read more...]