Monday, December 24, 2018
Advent Thought 22
The thing is, and this takes most of us by surprise most years, the carefully thought-through plans for Christmas usually crash into real life - a relative taken ill, a complexity about travel arrangements, a missing ingredient.
Let's face it, coming home from church and cooking lunch for nine does not normally cause me to break sweat. Why this one?
Advent thought. Leave some space in your planning for the thing that hasn't happened that you are not expecting.
Angels might not literally pitch up with news, but it is as well to be prepared.