But we should seize this day to celebrate. Why? Because God created us to love, to express that love to others and to receive love. He set the greatest example of love, giving up his only son for us. Wow. As a parent, I can’t imagine doing that. In Romans 5:8, we read that ...God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. God loves us that much.
Who in America doesn’t recognize the name of Martin Luther King, Jr? Some may not understand the breadth of his impact or the depth of his convictions, but they realize he accomplished something big. And because of that, the world is vastly different.
I blinked and the holiday season invaded, this whole world whooshing by. I catch my mind in an ugly state of panic. The new years’ first months, which hold decision deadlines and commitments for which I must prepare, are only three children’s-gift-shopping, two Christmas-parties and a partridge-in-a-pear-tree away.