Look at the Stars

Look at the Stars December 22, 2014

shutterstock_154933115On a clear, dark night, go outside and look at the stars.

If it’s cold, bundle up the kids in pajamas and blankets and look up and out. What do you notice? Ask children what they see in the sky and around them.

Paying attention and watching are two of the habits we cultivate during Advent.


Excerpted from Sybil MacBeth’s new book, The Season of the Nativity: Confessions and Practices of an Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany Extremist (Paraclete Press, 2014).


Photo: ©oriontrail/shutterstock

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