The Gift of Time

"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens." - Ecclesiastes 3:1 I don't like waiting for anything. I don't like waiting at the grocery store. I don't like waiting in traffic. I don't like waiting at the doctor's office - especially the doctor's office. There have been days (especially in the past month) when I catch myself impatient and anxious (and grumpy) because there's so much to be done and so little time to do it. It's in these moments I remind myself to chill out. Take a breath. Unwind my boxers. Stop being Mr. Grumpy-Pants to every member of my family, who is now avoiding eye contact with me or giving me the evil-eye. Over the la

Make room for a Savior

"and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger because there was no room for them in the inn." - Luke 2:7 Advent has been a blur. From Christmas parties to Holiday concerts to end of the year reports, the last few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity. Now, it's time to take a deep breath and brace for the rush of preparation leading up to Christmas Eve. Let's be clear. There's nothing wrong with Christmas parties and Holiday concerts, even end of the year reports. However, let's keep in mind the reason for the Advent season. Advent is a season of watching and waiting. It's making space for Christ in our cluttered hearts. It's a

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