Monday, December 17, 2012

O Sapientia

O Wisdom,
O holy Word of God,
you govern all creation with your strong yet tender care.
Come and show your people the way to salvation....
*   *   *
...and with that, church, the Latin tradition's "Story of 'O'" begins.

Two-minute warning, seven seconds on the shot-clock -- call it what you will, the message is still the same: the beginning of Advent's end is upon us.