Advent reflection for the Association of Anglican Women

Reflection for AAW advent service Dec 3 2012 St Peter’s Linden.

Rev. Felicity O’Brien

There is a time when the story begins, the story of God’s plan to send himself to earth. Therefore there is a time before it begins, when it is coming but not yet here, and this is the time Mary was in when Gabriel came to her. It is Advent: the time just before the adventure begins, when everybody is leaning forward to hear what will happen even though they already know what will happen and what will not happen, when they listen hard for meaning, their meaning, and begin to hear, only faintly at first, the beating of unseen wings Continue reading