Advent 7

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And sometimes the wonder is hard to find, because of small boys and coughs and 4 hours sleep. Some days you wander through in a haze, living purely each moment as it comes. Smiles from the eldest at Pump track adrenaline rushes, the random nature of Paradise Park in Newhaven, the walking around counting Christmas lights on the way home from the shops, eating together through the world of fuzzy heads. Life goes on. Wonder is there, just harder to appreciate.

So somedays it’s good to remember this:

“1 In the beginning [before all time] was the Word ([a]Christ), and the Word was with God, and [b]the Word was God Himself. He was [continually existing] in the beginning [co-eternally] with God. All things were made and came into existence through Him; and without Him not even one thing was made that has come into being. In Him was life [and the power to bestow life], and the life was the Light of men. The Light shines on in the [c]darkness, and the darkness did not understand it or overpower it or appropriate it or absorb it [and is unreceptive to it].”

Boom. The Light shines on. Sticking one to the Darkness as always.

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