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"Pregnancy"--like Advent--"is not just waiting but real work," writes biblical scholar Renita Weems in Sojourners. "Labor is a moral act. It requires pushing, yelling, sweating, focusing, bearing down on everyone’s part. Advent is not passive waiting, but is a moral act of anticipation that will require collective acts of holding on and bearing down to bring about the change we want to see. The Messiah comes. But not without our help." Read more in the December issue of Sojourners http://ow.ly/2lUC30hj5TJ (📷: Answer5/Shutterstock) #Advent #labor #birth #justice #Christian #Messiah #Jesus #pregnancy

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