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Advent: Lighting the Path to Christmas

Seasons of Joy presents its latest offering... a four week Advent journey through the mineral, plant, and animal kingdoms, ending with a celebration of humanity and family.

Bring peace and warmth to the four weeks before Christmas...

Advent: Lighting a Path to Christmas contains 4 weeks worth of stories, songs, crafts, recipes, nature table ideas, and traditions to carry you throuh December. At a time when our schedules are hectic and the days become dark and cold, it is my hope that this book helps you create peaceful traditions to draw you and your family close together.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction

A Word of Caution

The History of the Advent Wreath

Your Advent Wreath

Song for the Advent Wreath

The Advent Spiral

Advent Calendars

Story: Mother Mary’s Cloak

Story: The Light of Peace

Week One. The Light of Stones

Week Two: The Light of Plants

Week Three: The Light of Beasts

Week Four: The Light of Humankind

Appendix 1. Scripture Readings for Advent

Appendix 2. Inner Work for Advent

Appendix 3. Advent Songs

Appendix 4. Advent Gifts

Appendix 5. Books to Share

Appendix 6. Online Shopping Resources

 

Please note that while this book does have Christian content, I've also sought to include alternate ideas for those who do not celebrate the religious side of Christmas. Also, these books do not contain celebrations of the Advent saints (St. Nicholas, Santa Lucia, etc).

 

 

The first light of Advent is the light of stone--.
Stones that live in crystals, seashells, and bones.

The second light of Advent is the light of plants--
Plants that reach up to the sun and in the breezes dance.

The third light of Advent is the light of beasts--
All await the birth, from the greatest and in least.

The fourth light of Advent is the light of humankind--
The light of hope that we may learn to love and understand.
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