Veni Emmanuel

by Valerie Hess

In some ways, it’s always Advent,
the "was, is, and is to come,"
light overcoming darkness 
before darkness creeps up from behind
like a rogue ocean wave,
soaking me when I wasn’t paying attention.

Valerie Hess is a musician, author, poet, retreat speaker, mother, and grandmother. She and her husband currently live in western Montana.

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