Thank God for the joyful people among us. And the fact they know that that gift dwells with them, and they share it with us. As I was trying to say this morning, for me joy is a surprise that I am learning more and more to expect.
So many threads, as last year ended, pointed to getting on our knees (metaphorically) this year.
Having flagged it up and heard myself talking about it this morning, it seems and sounds right. To set ourselves a goal of embarking on prayer (ad)ventures and seeing the kingdom reality we are in evident in people’s lives we encounter. Seeing it emerge as we talk to them. Discovering it bubbling up where we didn’t expect it. Accompanying people onto new spiritual turf.
I am hoping to write something every day. A discipline of forcing myself to reflect. Always seems worthwhile, though requires energy to do it.
Getting it in early today. Sherlock Holmes to be watched.
Glad I still feel awake after driving home from Whitby this morning.
Be bitten by joy. (note the lower case ‘j’)