Growing up I loved advent. It ushered in a bit of change from the usual liturgical service. There was greenery, ribbons and candles! Peaceful readings, Christmas carols and those pink and purple candles. Oh how I longed to be chosen to the light the pink candle. The pink candle of JOY! My very favorite.
Belonging, it’s a curious concept and elusive for so many. You might belong to a fitness club or gym. A sorority, a civic organization, a cause, a team, a church, or a small group. In fact you probably belong to several things, but true belonging is so much more than being associated with an entity, a cause or even a church. Continue Reading…
There is a rhythm of travel and for those who learn to go with the rhythm travel is much easier. There are many who try to go against those rhythms and they are the people in the airport who shove stewardesses (yes I’ve seen it), cuss out ticket agents (yes I’ve heard it) and make fools of themselves! And guess what the situation doesn’t change. Late flights are late, you are not going to change that. The only thing you can do is embrace the rhythm and move with it, not against it.
It is the same in life. Life has a rhythm. It has ups and downs, straight aways and curves, hills and valleys. Sometimes it is smooth sailing and sometimes you hit every red light. And guess what? You are not going to change the rhythm of life, However you can change your response to the rhythm.