"This series of Advent meditations was written by the editors at Forward Movement and is based on the texts of several hymns and carols of the season. Music has long been a major part of Advent and Christmas observances. Words readily implant themselves in the memory when set to music, enabling worshipers to recite (or more likely sing) them long after they have departed the church" -- back cover.
Contents: "O come, O come Emmanuel" (Days 1-8) -- "Hills of the north, rejoice" (Days 9-13) -- "Lo ! He comes with clouds descending" (Days 14-17) -- Magnificat (Days 18-19) -- "Of the father's love begotten" (Days 20 to Christmas Day).