Thanksgiving came and along with it precious time with family. We gathered at my mother’s home, although not all of the siblings, or all of my children, were in attendance. This happens as families grow and become part of other families. You learn to share each other, taking turns with family and resolving to see some others next year.
And as Monday morning is looming I realize that it is the beginning of Advent — the weeks leading up to Christmas where we reflect on Christ’s birth, His coming, and what it all means.
I never celebrated Advent as a child. And growing up in a home