Advent is a time when Christians all around the world practice waiting prayerfully on the Lord. We remember the prayerful waiting of God’s faithful people for the Messiah to come, and we remember the calls to be watchful as we wait for his reappearing. This guide will assist you in preparing your soul for Christmas this year by helping you to wait prayerfully. Designed to be useful on its own or as a companion guide to Live Prayerfully: How Ordinary Lives Become Prayerful, this book leads the reader into ways of praying with other people’s words (based on prayers adapted from The Book of Common Prayer, praying without words, and praying with their own words, including scripture readings, hymns, and prayers which are particularly helpful during Advent.

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