The countdown for Christmas is going on at our house. We do Advent devotions each night, which the kids love–a story, a song, maybe a treat. It is also our timeline for when Christmas will arrive. Of course, Tanner (who is 5) is leading the way in announcing every morning, “Only 5 more DAYS!!!” Oh, the waiting.
We are waiting for Christ– for His birth and his coming again. But the thing is, we don’t have to! He is here. NOW. In our hearts. Listening to our every need, spoken and silent. We just have to draw near to Christ and let him work his magic in his own time.
There are a lot of people waiting for peace and guidance this Christmas. I know so many who have lost loved ones in the past few months. Or made major moves across the country, or found out they were going to make a huge move. Or just dealing with the day to day. Know that God has heard you. Draw near to him. Keep waiting and his answers will come.