Advent, Day 1 – annunciation as encounter

Arrived on solemn grandeur of great wings,  the angelic ambassador, standing or hovering,  whom she acknowledges, a guest.   But we are told of meek obedience. No one mentions courage.        The engendering Spirit did not enter her without consent.                                    God waited. (from Annunciation, by Denise Levertov) In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent … Continue reading Advent, Day 1 – annunciation as encounter