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Preparing the Way

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  ‘Tis the season! Sure, it’s the season to be jolly (according to Deck the Halls), but as I was reminded the other day, it’s also a season of preparation. Across the world, this Advent season is a precursor to ringing in the New Year.  People are preparing for all that comes with a new year: lifestyle changes, renewed hope and vision, and maybe finally losing that pesky ten pounds that absolutely plagued your 2016. But let’s take a step back and look at Advent season. Can we prepare for it? If so how should we prepare for it? Advent is a good opportunity to spend some time evaluating your relationship with the Lord. As we reflect on all that Christmas represents, we …