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When My Martha Tendencies Highjack My Desire To Be Like Mary During Advent

"Christ in the House of Mary and Martha" (detail) by Johannes Vermeer

I woke up one morning recently and panicked about my failure to “plan” Advent.  After a few hours of agonizing about an approach, I concocted a plan of attack. “If we get an Advent wreath, make a calendar, prepare an empty manger with sacrifice straw and pull out all fifty of the Christmas books, I think we’ll be in good […]