Attentiveness: The Blessing of Waiting and Watching
With all the demands on us, why fight to create space for silence and contemplative prayer? In this final week of Advent, we took a closer look at the life of Simeon as he waited for the Messiah. I explore Simeon’s encounter with Jesus when he is presented at the temple, and his response of praise.
Although a Christmas sermon, we can learn from this text all year long.