O God, who see how your people faithfully await the feast of the Lord’s Nativity, enable us, we pray, to attain the joys of so great a salvation and to celebrate them always with solemn worship and glad rejoicing.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever.
How does Advent look from heaven? Are the angels still amazed after all these billions of years how the days grow shorter and the winter nights stretch out? Does heaven still hold its breath at the beautiful purple, blue and orange winter sunsets? Does God still smile and bend forward when he sees a child lighting an advent candle?
God is watching us from a distance.
Thanks for your prayers.