December 9 – The Second Sunday of Advent

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December 9–The Second Sunday of Advent
John the Baptist is depicted in this contemporary icon, written by Lynne Beard.  (Ms. Beard’s website is: .  and we reproduced this icon with her permission.) I appreciate how his somewhat challenging and even prickly personality is realized in the way John is clothed; and his penetrating gaze invites us to leave behind whatever priorities are other than God’s own priorities.

John the Baptist