Advent wreath for California

God, this year I offer a new Advent wreath.
The circle is your love for people in California
and in each place for a candle,
we pour a cup of water.
The first cup is an easing of wind,
The second cup is care for firefighters.
The third cup is shelter for the evacuated
and the fourth cup rescue for all who fear.

On Christmas Eve I will remember —
the child was born in straw,
to share our vulnerability,
and grew up to give us living water.

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2 Responses to Advent wreath for California

  1. Elizabeth Nordquist says:

    Thanks so much for this. We are struggling here in Z alifornia,

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