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This period of waiting is an opportunity for us to tell others what Christmas is all about and to invite them to come to Jesus.
If God allows for something, it is his providence. If he doesn’t allow for something, it is his protection.
He healed the sick, raised the dead, and was able to miraculously preach in languages he did not know.
What are some of the tried and true spiritual practices that I can commit to doing this Advent so I am cooperating with the Lord in developing and strengthening my spiritual muscles?
Welcome Jesus into every room of your life. Invite him to take from you that which is not of him. He wants to take away anything that is weighing us down or anything that is stopping us from encountering him.
So, let me first explain what is “mortal sin” and “grave matter”. Then I will try to guess what you mean by “grave sin”.
https://youtu.be/dEiYAmN791w?t=1220 Homily begins at 20:20. Keep my eyes open, ears open, and my heart open. Eyes open to see what the Lord is doing. Ears open to hear the word the Lord is saying to us. Heart open that is ready to say yes to what the Lord is doing....
The gentle way – The approach that we aren’t too severe on others and ourselves.
Advent Challenge – Will I get up within the first minute of the alarm going off?
Advent is meant to be a time when we cooperate with the Lord in developing and conditioning our spiritual muscles.