It has been a busy week. Our youngest had surgery on Tuesday to take some hardware out of her reconstructed hips so we have been caring for her as priority. The surgery went great and she is recovering like a champ.
Also this week I have been reading Advent from Fleming Rutledge. I have been intrigued by the liturgical history having been raised in a low church context. Rutledge’s correct view of the posture of Advent has been helpful, not shying away from the sorrow, darkness, and pain in the waiting. Here is an article that might give you a flavor.
Across the internet this week people have begun the tradition of publishing their best books of 2018 lists. One list that is worthwhile is Andrew Wilson’s if for no other reason than to motivate us to read more next year!