December 9, 2017
Adoption,Advent,Be the GIFT,Christmas,Faith,Family,Hope,Restoring Wonder,Seeing God,The Broken Way
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All there is to see is Jesus — for you to see Jesus in every person — and every person to see Jesus in you.
Practicing participation and anticipation is how we practice Advent.
There are giants of the faith that look like victims in the eyes of the world, but are victors in the eyes of heaven
His Presence is always the gift you don’t know you need the most — until you’re in the most need.
Smiling at anyone is to awe at the face of God.
What you think you can’t handle — might actually be God handing you a gift.
It’s worth risking wonder, because we can brave a culture of cynicism and outrage, but we can’t live in a culture devoid of wonder.
For the nations — and the next generation — to seek Him — this generation can seek nothing less.
“Give thanks if you are joyful” is in reality: “To BE joyful, give thanks.”
Making my heart ready to serve when I sit down requires a daily choice of mind, heart, and commitment.
When we remember the humanity of the other — there is no other. There is only us.
Courage is found where acceptance abounds: in Christ.
A simple life that revolves around loving your family doesn’t equate to a small life.
When your calmness, your happiness, is contingent on circumstances, your days are out of control.
In hindsight, I’m thankful for these raw moments. They serve as alarm clocks, as reminders of immaturity, as disruptions of routine.
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