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Waiting for Something to Bring Balance

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“If you are waiting for something to bring balance to your life, you’ll be sourly disappointed because it will not happen. In fact, quite the opposite will occur. Whether you realize it or not, you are the very one who is setting the tone for lack of balance.”

Byron Pulsifer, The Hard Part Of Balance

Thought for Today

English: Three candles lit for the three first...
English: Three candles lit for the three first Sundays of advent. Svenska: Adventsljusstake med tre brinnande ljus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The season of Advent means there is something on the horizon the likes of which we have never seen before… What is possible is to not see it, to miss it, to turn just as it brushes past you. And you begin to grasp what it was you missed, like Moses in the cleft of the rock, watching God’s [back] fade in the distance. So stay. Sit. Linger. Tarry. Ponder. Wait. Behold. Wonder. There will be time enough for running. For rushing. For worrying. For pushing. For now, stay. Wait. Something is on the horizon.” — Jan L. Richardson, Night Visions: Searching the Shadows of Advent and Christmas

Thought for Today

English: St Mary's Church, Greenville SC Adven...
English: St Mary’s Church, Greenville SC Advent Vespers http://stmarysgvl.org/uploads/albumpictures/IMG_3703.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“You keep us waiting. You, the God of all time, Want us to wait. For the right time in which to discover Who we are, where we are to go, Who will be with us, and what we must do. So thank you … for the waiting time.”
John Bell, quoted in The Westminster Collection of Christian Prayers, compiled by Dorothy M. Stewart