The Ancient-Future worship movement has been hitting home for several years now. While the Baby Boomers largely abandoned tradition, younger people are welcoming a return to some forms of worship that are rooted in the past, even the ancient past.
At the same time, those more traditional elements are not just mindlessly repeated. They are reinterpreted and creatively made relevant for the 21st century. I, personally, find that a fusion of the ancient and 21st century strikes a chord in me. On that note (yes, terrible pun intended) here are some traditional prayers for the Advent season and some thoughts about the importance of it: