Advent literally means the arrival or the coming. Just as it’s getting darker and darker with the nights getting longer and longer, we start thinking about the light of the world;
All out of darkness there came light,…
The light of the world has come among us to cast away the works of darkness and put on the armour of light from the collect.
What does that all mean, darkness, the works of darkness, the armour of light?
After news of another attack on the people of London near London Bridge, can we reconcile ourselves to be aware that there are still many incidents of dark deeds in this land and on this earth.
Having been completely disillusioned by politicians of any side of the debate, I wonder when we can get back to knowing that there is still a deep unrest in this country and others too.
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Rev’d Sue Martin