This past Sunday Sten had the opportunity to speak at church. He is so talented, and I sat through both services fully engaged and so proud. He is going to be an excellent pastor. He has a huge heart for people that don't know Jesus and a true desire to lead people into a deep and true relationship with Christ. His message has been with me all week. Simply put "Jesus' presence always requires making room".. think about the inn keeper who missed out on having the savior of the world born in his hotel because he didn't make room. I have been so distracted these past couple weeks that I feel like I have done a poor job at making room for Jesus. But, tomorrow is a new day and I am going to be more intentional about the way I think and the way I spend my time, whether it be on my commute or during my morning rounds at work.
I have a lot to be thankful for this evening as I sit down in my quiet apartment. Someday (hopefully) my life will revolve chasing after children and making macaroni and cheese and bed time stories and then cleaning up after they are all tucked in, but for right now, I am so content with stealing a few quiet moments to myself where I can reflect and soak up this stage of our life.
xoxo, happy friday!