Preparation for Christmas is an important theme for Advent, but more is involved. Advent gives us a vision of our lives as Christians and shows us the possibilities of life. The vision of life that Advent gives us is twofold; it looks back to the first coming of Christ at Bethlehem, and it looks to the future when Christ will come again. In the interval between these two events we find meaning for our life as a Christian.
We encourage you to take the opportunity this year to prepare your hearts for the celebration of His birth. Below we have listed several tools you can use to help align your life with Christ. Take a look and find one or two that might fit you and your family: