As I sit at my kitchen table this morning, I become lost in snowflakes and the beautiful, bright cardinals making their way to the bird feeder on the deck. The setting befalls peace, and this time of year especially, we all need an extra helping of peace.
As we celebrate Christ’s birthday and welcome another new year, my prayer for myself, my family, my friends and all those I’ve yet to meet is that in the hustle and bustle of each day, we will keep peace in our hearts.
I pray we will put on love each day before leaving the warmth of our homes, remembering that not everyone wakes in a home.
I pray we will offer kindness before cattiness, that we will think before we speak or tweet or post.
I pray we will open our hearts to forgiveness and welcome its power of transformative healing.
I pray we will embrace joy every chance it is offered and that we will seek it and share it like our lives depend on it.
I pray for a shower of wisdom and guidance for each us and that we will know the path we are to take.
I pray we will understand and embrace the concepts of grace and obedience and choose to apply both our daily walks.
I pray we will each remember that within each us is the power to impact lives, for better or for worse, and I pray we choose “for better.”
Merry CHRISTmas and Happy New Year to each and every one of you. May we all choose the peace that passeth all understanding instead of the chaos of this world. For within us is Light, if we will only choose it. God Bless.