“In dark times, we fall back on those practices that a lifetime of practice has taught us. When words fail or fail to come, meaning and comfort spring from the most ordinary, elemental means: our work, small observances. This is the quiet spirit of Advent.” — Julia Spicher Kasdorf

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It’s a busy start to a busy weekend. I’ve run home just to leave again in a few minutes, and Tilly is desperate for some play time now that she’s out of the crate. So, tonight, I leave you with this beautiful piece on theHighCalling.org – Two Pies Lighter. Go there right now – it will help you through this busy time.

And for other Advent reading today, a few more of the posts in the High Calling Advent Writing Project: