In order to stand side by side with the Bethlehem shepherds to welcome our savior, I must also heed Jesus’ word in Matthew 5:23 and turn to them to ask permission to join their company.
The sheep were content and secure with their loving shepherd. Can I, too, be so trusting and satisfied?
In every situation, the love of God and Jesus can show us the path away from bondage to freedom.
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As we spend our Advent season preparing to celebrate the great gift of God’s son, this season is for opening ourselves to God’s miracles, for proclaiming Good News and for rejoicing!
It is only when I search beyond myself for the one who created me that I find my salvation.
After times of sorrows and repentance, it is almost overwhelming to be told that God is not with us only grudgingly, but with God’s whole heart, to the point of singing over us!
The path of trust is a choice. A daily, sometimes hourly choice. But a choice that does, indeed, lead to freedom.
It’s that voice, the one crying out in the wilderness, that calls us to prepare the way of the Lord.
Some days, life feels like a collection of questions with each of us seeking answers.