Thursday, December 1, 2016

People Look East....

One of my favorite Advent hymns is People Look East, although it was new to me just a few years ago.  Written in 1928, it has a more ancient sound to it, and it has an awesome alto part (always a plus in my book LOL).  

But the appeal is very deeply rooted in the things that are most important to my heart:  Being prepared, being hospitable, making life as lovely as you can with what you have been given with what strength that you possess. The hymn calls us to prepare, to endure, to grow, to shine.  It calls us to be excited, VERY excited!

Guest, Rose, Bird, Star, Lord - they are ON THE WAY!  Get cracking, people! It IS the crowning of the year.


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