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Text: Luke 1:26-38

God of all mystery and awe, whom we have glimpsed in Jesus the Christ, extend your revelation to us today and in the day ahead. And, when your wonder and surprises burst upon us, may we welcome them as Mary did hers, with a faithful and spirited obedience. Amen.

How do you respond when plans or information are disrupted? What is your capacity to adjust your emotions, thoughts, and behavior to changing situations and conditions—to take in new data and adapt? How have you drawn upon God in such situations?

Stan Dueck, Director, Transforming Practices

Congregational Life Ministries of the Church of the Brethren is offering these simple prayers and questions in connection to this year’s Advent devotional written by David W. Miller. (Available from Brethren Press) Join us as we look and listen for the coming of the Word through the reading of scripture, David’s reflections, times of prayer, and conversations on this blog.

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