By Caroll Ryan, PhD
Advent is the season and attitude of preparation, special grace, and a time to prepare to receive Jesus more fully at Christmas. It is a traditional practice to focus our hearts on what is essential, a spiritual discipline focused on hope, joy, love, and peace transforming this season into a sacred one. In just a few days we will be celebrating Christmas and the New Year. We wish you and your loved ones a very special Advent season and Christmas celebration. We are looking forward to your return to campus full of energy and enthusiasm for the new year ahead of us. God bless!