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Advent Day 9 ~ The Lesson of the Shadows


image © bob traupman 2007. all rights reserved.

MONDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT

I HAVE LEARNED TO BE INTRIGUED BY THE SHADOWS OF MY LIFE, LORD.
THE STRONGER THE LIGHT, THE DEEPER THE SHADOW.
I HAVE COME TO REALIZE THERE WILL ALWAYS BE SHADOWS.

I MUST ACCEPT THE SHADOWS OF MY LIFE AS WELL AS THE LIGHT; THEY WILL JUST ALWAYS BE THERE.

AND SO I NOW  PAUSE FOR A MOMENT WHEN A SHADOW GREETS ME;
AND TAKE IN ITS BEAUTY.

TEACH ME TO  STOP AND BE CONFRONTED, TO BE CHANGED,  BY THEM.

THIS DAY, LORD, HELP ME TO REALIZE WHAT THE SHADOWS OF MY LIFE CAN TEACH ME ABOUT YOU AND YOUR GREAT LOVE FOR ME.

BY THE WAY, IF YOU HAVEN’T CHECKED OUT THE PAGE THAT TELLS THE STORY ALL ABOUT ADVENT AND THE 7 THEMES OF THIS SERIES HERE’S THE LINK:  THE STORY OF ADVENT

WITH LOVE,

BOB TRAUPMAN

CONTEMPLATIVE WRITER

EDITORS NOTE:  THIS WAS MY VERY FIRST BLOG POST ON DECEMBER 5, 2007.

 

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