I’ve started today slowly, my border collie let me sleep until 7:30, I let her out for a few minutes then made my way back up to my bed. “I have a cold, it’s Saturday, no problem with a slow start to a day with a full to do list”
I rolled back into a still warm bed, pulled the covers over and looked up at the ceiling. Then is dawned on me – today is the first day in a month of practicing awareness. I felt warmth spread from my chest to my entire body. This is a month of seeing, of reminding myself and others of anticipating the possibility of God breaking into our limited reality once more.
This is a cheat post, I’m writing about what I anticipate, not what I saw or heard, but the warmth I sensed was an old feeling returning, joy bubbling through my body, it’s been a while, last time I remember feeling full of joy was a long downhill ride in North Carolina.
I’m now moving out to prepare for a day of relaxed anticipation, looking, listening, hoping for a glimpse of the hope of Emmanuel.