Thursday, November 30, 2006

We Interrupt This Time of Silence...

Please excuse the lack of posts as the author of this blog is in a state of catatonic shock that this Sunday is indeed the first Sunday of Advent. It seems like it was only yesterday that she was proclaiming that next year would be different! No more Advent/Christmas sneak attacks!

Alas, it is next year and yet things are falling into a very similar pattern.

As you were...

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

It is rushing towards us! Ack -- what happened to advent as a time of thoughtful, careful contemplation!?

Gord said...

I am reasonably certain somebody removed 2 weeks out of November--it is the only plausible explanation for it being the 30th already.

Elaine said...

WHAT! What do you mean two weeks out of November? What happened to September and October?

Elaine -- who can't really complain she leaves for a 2-day Advent retreat tomorrow. Two days of peace and quiet. :)
Norman, OK

ppolarbear said...

I hate how it sneaks up every year.

Songbird said...

Me, too.

Quotidian Grace said...

Poor baby. Have courage!

Teri said...

SERIOUSLY!!!
We had a newsletter article covering the gist of the sermons for each of the four sundays of advent plus the one sunday "of christmas"--and i had to write about Advent 4 and Christmas 1. So I had to decide what I was going to preach about on December 24 and December 31. What? What happened to November? I think not just two but maybe three weeks got misplaced. How is it even remotely possible that Advent starts in three days and that I had to have sermon plans for December 31st???

This is not good.

Bring on the purple...maybe if I act bigger/womanlier/smarter/courageouser/whatever, it won't be so bad.

Magdalene6127 said...

Dear friend Will,

1. Breathe
2. It's not, in fact next year yet. You have 38 hours and 45 minutes until that happens, and you still get another 6 hours or so of sleep even then.
3. Do whatever you do (and don't do whatever you don't do) with love, and all will be well, and all will be well, and all manner of thing will be well.

Love, Mags

PS: I'm a big phony (for sounding all calm). But know that we all are with you!

Mary Beth said...

hang in there chica!