The restlessness of Advent waiting

Siri Myhrom
6 min readDec 11, 2021

What does it mean to wait for something we can’t even begin to imagine?

Advent is a church season, like its cousin Lent, that always stands in such stark contrast to the cultural expressions blasting on around it.

Its deep-water quiet is an affront to the endless busyness, anxious preparation, accumulating, noise-making, running, fretting…