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Friday, November 17, 2006

On the brink of Advent...

I have been writing up a preparatory lesson to teach the kids of Abbey Way about Advent; which begins in a few weeks...

(by the way... I have been hired to teach the Children's Chapel at Abbey Way Covenant Church... I can't remember if I told Blog world, yet, or not!! That is a lot of why I have been so quiet... it is a bit of a learning curve for me...) (It's been amazing, though!)

So. I got done writing my lesson and then I read my daily "Inward Outward" email. Very apropos!

What to Do in the Darkness
Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

Go slowly
Consent to it
But don't wallow in it
Know it as a place of germination
And growth
Remember the light
Take an outstretched hand if you find one
Exercise unused senses
Find the path by walking it
Practice trust
Watch for dawn


At 9:57 PM, Blogger sleeping with bread said...

Oh . . . to be in Chapel with you teaching . . . on the brink of Advent . . . I'd like that!!!

At 1:10 PM, Blogger gloria said...

I like that poem. I do, I do.

At 10:44 AM, Blogger Angie Bengtson said...

Ohhhhh. That is good. That is true.


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