look UP

It had rained the night before, leaving the morning air misty and dark. I was driving in the outskirts of town, enjoying the mystery of the familiar road. Then, in an instant, I glanced up. The tips of the trees, mist still swirling around them, were bathed in the warm, golden light of the sun.

Without looking up, I could only see the darkness. The simple action of looking up added so much joy to the scene around me.

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It’s often easy to get stuck on the darkness and mistiness of our day to day lives. The stresses, the conflicts, the doubts; whatever it may be, it’s all too easy to focus on the difficulties.

Maybe we need to glance UP a little more. Look for the warmth, the light, the sun peaking through those clouds. Maybe even in the midst of the darkest times, there’s a Light we can look UP to.

Who and what is that Light?

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
Psalm 119:105
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 1:1
I challenge you – whatever storms, whatever darkness, whatever you’re dealing with right now, look UP. Christ has is our Light. He’s got a solution. Promise.

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