A few years ago, we started lighting a candle each day during Advent, watching and waiting expectantly as the the circle of light got brighter and brighter. This year, on a whim, we added our baby Jesus figurine to the circle, anticipating the light that was to come. Twenty-eight long days later–twenty eight!!–here we are:
I love when it’s time to light the Christ candle. Let the 12 days of Christmas begin!