Holiday Gratitude Day 19

Today I’m grateful for things that can’t adequately be expressed in words. For the joy of Advent 3 – Gaudete Sunday – for the mystery of joy in tears and laughter, in bread and wine, in Scripture and music, in procession and dance, in people’s stories, deep rivers of emotion and trees of wisdom and knowledge. I’m grateful for the Parish of St. Clement, for people seeing beauty in brokenness, and hope in and through challenge, for people seeing dreams and life in and through complexity. And for Christmas lights, babies, tourists, traffic, movement, sounds and sights of people in the city together for a common purpose of family, friendship, wonder and imagination.

Published by Christopher Golding

Chris Golding is an Australian ex-pat, vegan priest, spouse to Julia, and father to Phoebe and James. Christopher is currently the Associate Priest of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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