I am hoping to make this first Sunday in Advent and the first week of Advent a most special one. As many of you know, our children range from age 15 down to age 7, and I find it almost even more important to hold the space with older children in the home around our holidays and traditions and to do my own inner work. I am finding it particularly important this year.
One of our most important traditions begins with the little verse for Advent found in most Waldorf Schools. I really like this lovely little Advent verse. This verse, on the London Steiner School website, was written/added to by Michelle Rumney and I will be using it as a meditation during the four weeks of Advent.
The first part of the verse begins:
The first Light of Advent It is the Light of stones: