Advent, the church calendar name for the four Sundays preceding Christmas, is here again! Advent means “arrival,” or “to come to.” Advent means special candles. Stories. And angels.
Are angels still at work in our world?
Human musings about their sex, wingspans, and celestial footwear (for dancing atop the pearled heads of pins) persist to this day.
Many of us, or people we know, have a guardian angel theory. Or story.
(Our daughter believed that Cindy, her personal angel, lived on the roof and kept robbers away.) [Read more…]