"Any one thinking of the Holy Child as born in December would mean by it exactly what we mean by it; that Christ is not merely a summer sun of the prosperous but a winter fire for the unfortunate." - The New Jerusalem, Ch. 5

HELP! It’s the third week of Advent and I’m not prepared!

Have you gotten lost in the commercialism of the season only to be disappointed and depressed with your choices? I am embarassed to say that I have. There is hope however! I have found a few good resources to help me find the spirit of Christmas. Whether I am on the go or find a moment at home to surf the net, these resources have helped me re-focus my thoughts and actions on the true reason for the season.
A fitting podcast titled “Affluenza” by Nick and Pat Padley of InBetweenSundays.com on the commercialism of Christmas.
BustedHalo: A fun interactive Advent Calendar AND the chance to win prizes.
CatholicMom: Great Advent activities for the whole family.