A Reason for the Season

God is always working in our lives…every place that we are, every situation we are faced with, every blessing that comes our way. This past few weeks I have been researching and planning for how I can be more involved with scripture, more involved with a church community, and grow in my faith. I have come to know that there is a reason for everything more and more as I have embarked on that journey. I am blessed that in my CrossFit gym, the place where I spend so much of time, there are people that have introduced me to an amazing church community no farther than .3 (yes that is point 3) miles from my house. I am blessed that these people have opened their arms to my husband and I, and made us feel so welcome right at the very time when I was looking for it most. I am just so excited with how this worked out!

That said, Christmas is coming, and I always find myself wrapped up in the material of it all. I love presents, presents and more presents. Not just for me, but for all. Yet, it is important to remember that we have received the greatest present already. “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6. A son is given…to us. This is something that I want to think about, and encourage you to think about, as we continue in this holiday season. PS- MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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