November 12th, 2015

Getting ready to get ready

advent calendar

Here is our Advent calendar! Do you have one like it?

We’re talking about calendars, candles, and Advent preparations and their limitations in the Danielle Bean newsletter this week:

But here’s a funny thing about preparing ahead of time: you can’t actually do it. I know this from years of experience/failure. There were years when I had everything for Advent planned, from shopping, to baking, to wrapping, to hymns, to decades of the Rosary in the car, and then some major thing — like illness or job stress or house repairs — got in the way and ruined everything.

Well, actually, Advent disruptions never did “ruin everything” and that is my point. They ruined my own plans and that was all …

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