In reality, no one needs a Christmas tree, decorations, lights, presents, and eggnog. In fact, we would do well to scale down on our “need” for these things and remember why the 25th of December is even highlighted on the calendar: to celebrate the beginning of a shift in history, the birth of Christ. History shifted for me personally when the Christmas story became my story –and my life changed.
We sing songs saying, “God take control” but the moment He tries to take over, we recoil.
Our service to people isn’t based on their merits or their appreciation of our call to serve God.
I now have a captive audience.
I am thankful that at least this time I didn’t have to walk through business class to get to my seat.
If we look for God, even in the most unconventional and unlikely places – we will find Him there waiting to meet with us.
I used to think that finding God’s will for my life was a mysterious and difficult process, fraught with dangers of “missing it” along the way. Now that I’ve known my Father for a while, I understand He wants me to be on His path even more than I want to be there.
I’m a sojourner, a pilgrim of sorts