In announcing the first coming of the Messiah, John the Baptist urges all people to be right with one another and the world.
In praying for us, as we await the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, Saint Paul confidently urges us to do good work, to love more and more, and to be filled with what is right. In awaiting the coming, the prophet Baruch tells us how to dress for that day – clad in justice and peace and mercy.
We can prepare the way for the Lord by making good choices this Advent season. This way, we will have peaceful hearts. We’ll be ready to welcome Jesus when he comes.
In these troubled times, how can I make things right with __________?What good work of justice and peace can I do this week?What mercy work is Jesus urging me to do?