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Time to Get Ready – Book Review

Time to Get Ready As we bravely embark on completing all the “tasks” needed to make Christmas merry, we sometimes fail to forget the real reason for the Christmas season. You purchase gifts for everyone on your list. Let me share with you a gift that you will want to purchase for yourself, today! Time to Get Ready, An Advent, Christmas Reader to Wake Your Soul, by Mark A. Villano is a treasure that you will cherish for years to come! Amid the holiday hustle and bustle, Villano gives us a daily retreat that takes only two to three minutes to read each day’s offering. It will spark the imagination and provide food for spiritual thought. Each day’s offering is filled with golden nuggets, helping us to make Advent more spiritual; less commercial.

By interspersing Scripture with his own reflections on the biblical passages, Villano offers insight and encouragement. One of my favorite “golden nuggets” was:

When we come to see how far God will go to save us, when we come to know how God sees us, how much God wants our safety and healing, we can face anything (p.23).

That awareness of God’s interest in each of us, should give us comfort; knowledge that we are loved by God, and strength to carry on. This book contains daily readings, not only for every day of Advent, but also for the octave of Christmas too!

Make Advent More Spiritual with Time to Get Ready

Are you are looking for a quick,  yet fruitful way to make your Advent season more spiritual? Then Time to Get Ready is the book for you. Not only will your Advent be more spiritual, but you will also still get all those “tasks” on your “to do” list done! Click here to get your copy today!

is post was shared with My Scribbler’s Heart Blog and CatholicMom.com.

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