Who are we to say that birthdays are more about ageing than they are about reminders of God's kindness lavished to the likes of us —- who are loved and liked despite of our loss and lack ---
That sometimes when it gets really dark and we are desperate to hold on to some light...
And right now and here --- you have dignity, identity, eternity.
Life's fragile. And who knows how long we've each got. Or what life will throw at you next? Who'd tell you that you're meant to work one day or sleep the next, or that you're meant to bolt faster than lightning because of that one call that makes you just see how short this life really is? Time runs faster than feet, and we're wild to want this spin to stop.
This is our song of courage, our praise for every pain, and the faith for our fear so we need not be scarred over our failures, or scared over our problems ahead.
You can always count on God to water arid hearts and to rend impossible heavens opened. So we can foretaste the sweet out of His bounty for all our bitter.
Because His rain isn't merely sentimental, but supernatural, His comfort supersedes every sorrow and every tear we've shed.
Mark 16:1-8 - The Resurrection "When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. And they were saying to one another,… Continue reading when your heart is longing for some reality this new year