I’m ashamed to admit that I understand how the Grinch feels. I have always loved Advent and Christmas, but with each passing year, the season seems to be getting only more and more hectic. We feel the need to squeeze in a year’s worth of parties, concerts, and meetings in the 24 days before Christmas. We get overwhelmed, and we have no time to consider the true spirit of this special season. I feel myself wanting to hide away in a cave and not come out until December 26!
“This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!”
I hope you are finding yourself rejoicing as you consider the love and grace that surrounds your life.
May the peace and grace of our loving God be known to you this day - in ways that lead you to deep and abiding joy!
As this new year unfolds we have begun looking at Ephiphany stars and “Goal Posters”. As God reveals God’s presence to us day by day, I am struck with the opportunity we have to partner with God - to allow the days before us to be placed of discovery and wonder…