Everything is ready...
... the liturgies are done and printed.
... the music has been practiced and refined.
... the Sanctuary has been cleaned and made ready.
... the Eucharistic elements are waiting for a blessing to be shared.
... the prayers are written and the worship notes crafted.
... the gifts have been gathered and the food for the feast purchased.
... the house has been cleaned and decorated.
Now it is time to go to bed in anticipation of the birth of the Christ Child. This song has been dancing in my heart all day and will continue to do so for a few more days.
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