“There is no time, no place, no event so earthly that God cannot be there,speaking through them.These moments where earth is crammed with heaven. . .will go unnoticed,unless we realize the meek and the unassuming way that God characteristically comes.
Ken Gire, “Windows of the Soul” – Grand Rapids; Zondervan, 1996, p. 44)
With this quote the liturgist opens up our time of silence this morning.
I can’t help but think that having Total-Knee-Replacement surgery tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM is right up there with being “earthly.”
And I want to pay attention to hear what God will speak during these next days/weeks of rehab and recovery.
It is easy to think this is just something to grit my teeth and get through (the gritting of the teeth is probably more real than I can imagine right now!) so I can get to the other side of this and “move on” with my life.
And today the preacher reminds us God speaks into our ordinary lives in extra-ordinary ways and we will hear if we listen.
Pray with me that I will be able to hear.
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