That said, today was my first official reading as a lector at my parish. I read the first reading from Isaiah, which I think was a great one to start with. I felt so proud and happy to be up at the front, reading the Word of the Lord and being part of the parish.
Here is a picture of the Advent wreath:
And a picture of the text around the wreath (I used the fourth week):
Well, the husband and I are getting ready for a holiday tea at my favorite tea room, then watching the Pats take on the Dolphins, and I'll probably head out late to finish my Christmas shopping. I am so behind this year!
Many blessings to you and your family this Christmas!