As I slowly open my eyes to the dawn of a new day and its possibilities, I sense God’s nudge and eventually move from my bed to morning quiet time.
Whether there’s a self-seeking motive or another less-than-holy force at play, the ways it can go wrong are many. But they are far outweighed by the ways it can go right.
Truth changes everything. The secular world often asks it in resignation, or worse still mockery. Unfortunately, I think it’s not untrue to say that the we Christians often ask it in complacency.
Don’t resist your shadow side. Be as open to it as the light within. Let them transform you as you allow the light to shine more and more in the darkness.
Christian educators throughout history, and especially now, are having to adapt to these changes. For faith-based higher education, these challenges have pushed institutions to expand their vision, improve the quality of their programs, as well as reevaluate what Christian community on campus looks like.
Are you thankful in all circumstances–the bad, the ugly and the hard things in life? Can you find gratitude for the pain you are in, seeing the way it helps others? Are you building gratitude for the next life?