On parenting and blowing bubbles as a meditation on joy...
As I’ve been editing and posting Father Clooney’s reflections on Lent and the Yoga Sutras for the past few weeks, I’ve been struck--again--by how much the practice of yoga prepares the body for prayer and meditation, for being still before God.
The season of Advent is a holy season of waiting. In it, we remember that the people of Israel waited centuries for the Messiah, and that when the Messiah came, it was in the form of a baby, not a military hero. Not what the people had been expecting, but so much more.
So, for Advent—this season of both waiting and celebration—I offer two meditations for our hearts.