about adventure and risk. They followed a star and they had no idea where it would lead them. I have a horrible sense of direction and rarely leave the house without a GPS. I would never follow a star. Imagine how lost you could get!
While I have never followed a star, I used to think that you could follow the moon and catch up with it at some point. I remember seeing a harvest moon over a hill and driving to the top of the hill because there was some part of me that really believed I would find it right there at the top of the hill waiting for me.
On particularly clear nights, I look up in awe. In those moments, I am reminded what it is to search, what it is to take a risk and be inspired. I think I am still looking for a star to follow, a direction for my life. Maybe we are all looking for something beautiful to follow, something heavenly and divine.
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has become safe and a little mundane.
As Christians we talk a lot about believing in what we cannot see; but what about acting on what cannot be seen? What would that look like if we all took some time to dream and to wander? I think there would be a lot more joy in the world. The pain would be there as well but we would be able to see past it. God calls us to look beyond the ordinary, beyond what is safe. We just need to find the courage to open our eyes.
In our church, we are celebrating the season of Epiphany. The feast of Epiphany is a time to celebrate the journey of the wise men to find the baby Jesus. The season lasts over a month and during that time we talk a lot about light and what that means to our lives.
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While life is more convenient now, I Kyrie Irving Nike Shoe Deal think things like GPS units and smart phones have made us a little dull. We never have to ask random people for directions. We never find ourselves in unexpected places. Now when we talk about searching, we are usually referencing an internet search engine. Searching Nike Lebron 11 Graffiti Release
I wonder sometimes if I would have had the confidence to follow a star in those days before GPS. The scary thing is that I am not sure I would have even noticed it. I am usually too preoccupied with everything on my to do list. However, there are those rare moments when I find myself searching the Nike Zoom Zoom
I wanted so badly to believe that there was something beautiful, something transcendent, something divine waiting for me at the end of my journey. It seems rather foolish now. At the time it made perfect sense. I would like to think that if I saw the same vision again, I would still drive to the top and still believe.
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