| Take a survey about Alive Now. (Thank you!) |
Tuesday, November 25. It’s a month before Christmas. As you make your preparations, can you think of ways to make this Christmas a jubilee? Consider spending less, resting more, or planning activities that will bring joy.
Words from The Word: From ages past no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who works for those who wait for him.
-Isaiah 64:4 (NRSV)
- Isaiah 64:1-9
- Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
- 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
- Mark 13:24-37
- Jubilee Text*: Leviticus 25:18-24
Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us using a guided meditation on Mark 13:32-37. “Keep awake.”
Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is consideration of the article, Advent Prayers 2014. Prepare yourself for Advent with prayer.
Advent Extra: Enjoy this fun article on the “Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate Advent.”
Art Credit: Schiele, Egon, 1890-1918. Autumn Tree in the Wind, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: www.yorckproject.com.
Daily Reflections is a service of Alive Now magazine. Copyright © 2014 The Upper Room, 1908 Grand Ave., Nashville, TN 37212 USA. Order Alive Now in print or digital magazine format and nurture your spiritual life.