If you're a friend across the border, I hope you enjoyed Thanksgiving celebrations with family and friends.
With a paper due this weekend, I found myself procrastinating and reorganized our mudroom. If ever there's a closet or a room that needs an overhaul, the end of the semester is usually when it gets done.
In our distractions we need the gentle reminder to come back to what it is we're doing. Sometimes it's during prayer, or during our Bible reading, our mind drifts, our phone dings, or we see something out the window. Distraction just means something has captured our attention and it's our opportunity to direct it back where we want it to be. It's why Paul reminds us to "set our mind on things above" (Col 3:2) because our attention is prone to diversion.
As we consider where our focus goes this season, preparing to celebrate and remember Christ's first advent, and everything those preparations entail, may our contemplation be directed, time and again, back to the God-man born for our redemption, and may we never get tired of the reminder.
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