Some insights, bits of wisdom and a gift.
The Season of Advent, by definition, is the four week period that proceeds Christmas. A time of preparation. A time of expectation of the coming of something extremely important. Something is about to happen that will be magical and exciting and give us meaning to our lives. In an effort to reenact this mystery, many of us have gone off the deep end and have fallen prey to the illusion that the way to manifest this “spirit” is by planting ourselves firmly in the trenches of materialism that has hypnotized us into believing we can “buy” our way into the circle.
It’s interesting that at this “pre-Christmas” time, most everyone I know insists they do NOT want to be sucked into the consumerism-frenzy that seems to hold us all captive this time of year. However, those same “most everyone I know” people still fall into the spell! And I’m no…
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