Original Posting At http://thenakedalien.blogspot.com/2017/12/advent-preparation.html
1. Rejoice (always);
2. Pray (without ceasing);
3. Give Thanks (no matter what);
4. Give Yourself (to the Spirit);
5. Listen (to the elders and the Bible);
6. Test (EVERTHING);
7. Resist (the temptation of the easy way); and
8. Abstain (from hurting others).
May the Lord of Peace: perfect you; maintain you body, spirit, and soul; and keep you innocent – as we wait again for the coming of Christ. The One who calls you is faithful to you, and will keep faith with you.