Christmas should be an attitude toward life, not an endurance exercise. This Advent season, why not shop the scriptures rather than the malls to prepare?
Joan D. Chittister, O.S.B.is a lecturer, author, and columnist. Her most recent book is The Friendship of Women: A Spiritual Tradition (Sheed & Ward, 2001). She is the founder and executive director of Benetvision: A Resource and Research Center for Contemporary Spirituality.This article appeared in the December 2001 (Volume 66, Number 12) issue of U.S. Catholic.
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