advent discontent

May our anger at the injustice of the world not be mollified by the anticipation of unwrapping espresso makers and Pandora charms may our despair at politics of fear and hatred not be drowned out by Christmas carols that tell only of happiness and joy and may our belief in Christmas miracles not leave us…

alleluias

This is a call to worship for those for whom this christmas comes at too much of a cost: It takes faith beyond imagining to have come to hear this story if you are living things too difficult to be made sense of by an ancient memory of angels and wise men. It takes faith…