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Get the Most out of Advent this Year

Every year I really get into the season of Advent around December 20th.  You too?  Isn't it amazing how after Thanksgiving time speeds up to Mach 3  and then slows down just enough for you to put your head out the window and realize Christmas is in a few days, a day, passing by, yesterday.... Advent is really supposed to be a time of reflection and preparation.  It is supposed to be a little like Lent.  It should be a time to slow down, read the scriptures each day, contemplate the Lord, and rejoice in His birth.  I never seem to make that happen.  I'm too busy in the day to day.  I haven't made the time.  And that is...

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