A special gift edition of the bestselling book for Advent that reveals the wisdom and wonder of animals in the natural world.
“Each of the beautiful creatures in this little book is a unique word of God, all of them together drawing us to the One we all belong to.”
—Richard Rohr, O.F.M., author of The Universal Christ and Falling Upward
Black bear and chickadee, red fox and whitetail deer—spend each day leading up to Christmas with these and more wonderful wild ones, as God's beloved animals adapt within creation as darkness and cold descend.
Twenty-five meditations paired with original woodcuts reveal the ancient wisdom of Advent: The dark is not an end but rather is the way toward a new beginning.
Includes a new introduction and inspirational thoughts from men and women through the ages
Beautifully designed hardcover format with 2-color interior and ribbon marker, ideal for gift-giving
Invites quiet reflection for individuals and families during an often-chaotic holiday season