This Week’s Bulletin Cover
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: . http://www.lynnedesign.com 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.