We lit the first candle for Advent; the coming of Christ (although Christ is with us now...)
A circular plate as it represents the eternity of God.
I am missing the evergreen foliage as it has been raining and I would like to wait till the holly bush is dry again before I bring some in. Evergreens, He is ever with us.
We read Romans 15:12-13.
And again, Isaiah says,
"The Root of Jesse will spring up, one who will arise to rule over the nations; the Gentiles will hope in him."