What is abiding prayer? More than an activity or a method, prayer is a vital part of being connected to Christ. The more we abide in Christ, the more organic transformation between our daily thoughts prayerful living becomes.
We may be wearing flip-flops and eating with chop-sticks, but it’s still Christmas! “The baby Jesus is the most important thing about Christmas,” this sweet one chirps as she snips bits of white paper that litter the floor, “but I still want a Christmas tree. It won’t feel Christmas-y without one.”
When life as we know it crumbles, God is our source of strength.We can only discover this by going through the hard things. Is survival the best we can hope for, or can we find one simple thing to help us stand strong?
I’m not sure what’s on your list of goals for this year, but believe me, we’ve all got a list of what we think we should be, what we should have done, and we could go on and on until tomorrow has run out of minutes.