Advent ABC: W is for waiting

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To echo the question dreaded by every parent trundling down the motorway with a car full of hot, sticky and quarrelsome children: Are we nearly there yet?!

We’ve not long to go now, even if as the excitement ramps up, we know that the story doesn’t end on Christmas Day once we’ve scoffed the turkey, unwrapped our presents and snuggled up  on the sofa with a drink and a good book, or to watch the latest Christmas special. (In my case, that’s Call the Midwife!). The journey continues… Here’s some music for those waiting  and welcoming times:

Wait for the Lord ( Taize)


Wachet Auf (Sleepers Wake)

Wolcom Yole (from Britten’s ‘Ceremony of Carols)













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