I’ve compiled links to some sites and Advent calendars I think help us in this season. Check back from time to time as I’ll update the list.
Some online Advent Calendars:
- From the Anglican Communion: http://www.aco.org/adventword.cfm
- From the Society of St. John the Evangelist: http://ssje.org/adventword
- From Busted Halo: www.bustedhalo.com/advent
- on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OccupyAdvent
- twitter: @OccupyAdvent or https://twitter.com/OccupyAdvent
Rediscovering Advent from Full Homely Divinity: http://fullhomelydivinity.org/articles/advent%20fullpage.htm
From Creighton University, Praying Advent: http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/Advent/
A giant collection of Advent Resources from Anglicans Online: http://anglicansonline.org/special/advent.html
A brief youtube video from Rowan Williams:
Looking for something to read during Advent?
Try Christian Wiman, My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer
or Wiman’s recent collection of poems:
I grew up in an Evangelical household and the worship was much more consumerist. I never realized that Advent was a time of self-reflection. This was never taught me until very much recently in my life–yesterday in fact.