In my part of Georgia, the sky has been cloudy FOREVER it seems! The clouds have been spitting rain off and on for days, and when I got up this morning to another cloudy wet day, my spirits lagged. However, when I turned on the lights on my two Christmas trees, the lights on the garland leading upstairs, and the blue lights around my pottery nativity scene, the gloom fled. Those little twinkling lights lifted my spirits.
That made me think of the verse in the Bible that tells us God is light. 1 John 1:5 says, “This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” If twinkling lights wash away the gloom, how much more should a relationship with God put a song in my heart. He loves us with an unconditional love, and leads and guides us into the blessings He has for us.
I’m enjoying the Christmas season….the twinkling lights, the Christmas tree, the nativity scenes, the hustle and bustle of the crowds, the overall spirit of love, but most of all, I want to enjoy my relationship with the Lord. He is the light of the world and the light in my heart. Even during times of stress, His light gives me joy.
I wish you a very Merry Christmas. And I hope you remember the “reason for the season” and enjoy the ultimate “light of the world.” Jn 8:12