Rebekah Sears Archive

Light, peace and hope shining in the darkness

December 23, 2016 Rebekah Sears

by Rebekah Sears, policy analyst for MCC’s Ottawa Office We are your people, walking in darkness, yet seeking the light. –Henri Nouwen It’s almost time – Christmas time! Our period of Advent waiting, is nearly finished for another year. It is a time when many churches and families are lighting candles in anticipation. It is a season where we celebrate light coming into the darkness. Our hope is arriving – in many ways it is already here! When I was working for MCC in Bogota, Colombia, I experienced the Advent season as being all about lights—as filled with light. I […]