The trouble with blessings like unity is that we often miss out of the blessing while it is right in front of us.
On this Good Friday, let our guilt be replaced with gratitude.
On this Christmas Eve, we rejoice because the Light has come, and we eagerly await the day when the Light will come once more. But in the meantime, let’s share the light with each other. Let’s speak with kindness and compassion. Let’s act with hope and love. Let’s look into each other’s eyes and see the wonder once more, the wonder of having our own lights to shine.
This presidential election season in the United States, which seemed to have begun the moment the previous election ended (or maybe even before the final poll numbers were in), has been so long, so drawn out, so filled with contention and scandal, that I think many people have wondered if it will ever end so that we can all find our bearings again.
Though the world may be groaning , and violence seemingly unrelentless, somehow God gives peace to the world – peace to us – through Jesus.
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