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 …