Monday, August 24, 2015

Longing for Other Liturgical Seasons

When I was a child, I thought of this liturgical time as the long, green season.  I still do.  How I long for different colored paraments.

I'd like a festival Sunday to come along to interrupt the late summer malaise.

I'm ready for autumnal bouquets.

I look forward to Advent:  four special Sundays ending in Christmas:

The drama of Good Friday would be a welcome interruption:

But the late summer malaise may yet have much to teach us.  Let us listen for those lessons.

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