Advent, a timeof reflection, a time of renewal. As I sit here in the midst of the season fighting the flu, I did take the vaccine, I look forward to the Christchild. Sickness of the body is only a symptom  of the sinsickness that we struggle with. Advent is a time to reflect on the coming manger with its hard, rough wood that leads to that rough wood of the cross. The one cure to all that ails us is the one God who walked with us, Jesus Christ.