WESTERN RESERVE DISTRICT
“And remember, I am with you always, even until the end of the age.”
Tom and I spent part of our New Year’s Eve figuring out why the vacuum cleaner wouldn’t work. When un-decorating looms before you, having a working vacuum is essential. We found the owner’s manual – a miracle in and of itself – and proceeded to twist and turn and unclip. There is a tension when undoing; wondering if you can get things put back together properly. Yet if the work isn’t done, well, things just don’t function properly.
A New Year dawns: HAPPY 2019!
A flip of a page enables us to evaluate and discern and restart! We proceed one day at a time, sometimes encountering tensions and circumstances that threaten to undo us. We proceed one day at a time, sometimes discovering we are stronger than we imagined. With determination and discipline we can realize with God we’re more peace filled, more loving, kinder, more hopeful …. We can come to know life, abundant and full, just as God intends for us through Jesus.
As we look forward, I pray you will trust Christ for direction each day.
We will undoubtedly get stuck at times. Yet everyday – trust Christ for direction! We will undoubtedly face difficulties. Yet everyday – trust Christ for strength. We will undoubtedly experience fun and excitement. Every day – give thanks to God! We will undoubtedly discover new things. Every day – move forward with hope and expectation.
God is with us! Every day. For all time.
I look forward to the twists and turns, discernment and work necessary as we journey together.
Western Reserve District Office:
Rev. Sondra Snode
71 North Park Place
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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