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Archive for December, 2007

More on Waiting

As I write, it’s 9:15 p.m. in Ethiopia.  Two young children, a precious boy – 3 years old, and sweet girl – 4 months, are probably tucked in their beds sleeping in their orphanage.  I imagine they have no idea that their mommy and daddy have just arrived in their city.  Tomorrow their family, beautifully and perfectly crafted by God, will be united.   Pray for them….and for their three siblings back here at home who are eagerly waiting to meet them.  God is good.

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Waiting for Jesus

“The birth of Jesus at Bethlehem is not an event which can be consigned to the past.  The whole of human history in fact stands in reference to him:  our own time and the future of the world are illumined by his presence.  He is ‘the Living one,’ ‘who is, who was and who is to come.’  Before him every knee must bend, in the heavens, on earth and under the earth, and every tongue proclaim that he is Lord.  In the encounter with Christ, every man discovers the mystery of his own life.”          John Paul II

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