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Advent and Longing | Touching The Spirit

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Advent and Longing

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Voice of the Spirit |

Advent is a season of longing, longing for renewal, for wholeness, for completeness. following is a quotation from the section on longing in our book, Touching the Spirit, Reflections from the Heart.

Longing is the voice of  love in its aching for completeness and wholeness  …

Longing is a gentle openness  to embrace and share our lives as they have been and are.

Longing is a gentle openness to grow beyond where we are now,

to move with another on our journey,

as we trust the unfolding process of life, within us, between us, and beyond us.