On this first Sunday of Advent, the season of waiting, I offer this first stanza from Ted Loder's "We Watch and Wait for You":
wherever you are
in your own kind of space,
we watch and wait for you
to startle us to wakeful newness
in this Advent season. . . .
"We Watch and Wait for You", from My Heart in My Mouth: Prayers for Our Lives, Copyright © 2000 Ted Loder.
You might also find inspirational the reflections and art at Jan Richardson's The Advent Door and this thoughtful essay by Christine at Abbey of the Arts.