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Advent Doors

I didn't grow up in a liturgically-religious family, and I only vaguely understood Advent and Lent for a long time. But since I finished university, I've realized that liturgy can be beautiful and solemn and joyful and incredibly meaningful.

Last year, a friend sent me a link to a site called The Advent Door. It's a series of paintings and reflections to take you through the Advent season. I am going to enjoy it again this year, and wanted to share it with you all, should you be looking for some liturgy and art this month.

I won't promise it, but I'm considering my blogging my thoughts/answers to her reflective questions. You could then leave comments with your own additions.

(Santa Claus parade occurred today and I walked past part of it... Apparently Shrek, tractor trailers, and Westjet airplanes are now "holiday themed." Who would have known.)


jonathanturtle said…
Nice link. Advent is my favourite season for sure. I'm preaching at church on the second Sunday of advent: peace. I'm now going to peruse this site and look for some neat pieces!

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