When Aslan came to Narnia, he brought Christmas back. His presence changed everything, and there’s something happening in our city, a presence of something good, something like Aslan, that’s making Colorado Springs feel a little like Narnia.
The story of God can be found in the stories of His people.
This week we entered the season of Advent. This is a time that represents a season of expectant waiting and preparation leading up to Christmas and the celebration of Jesus’ birth. An invasion of hope when life feels uncertain. And this season of hope … of Advent … is meant for everyone.
In our hectic and distracted lives, it can be hard to hear how God is speaking to us. The Examen is a way of praying that gives us an opportunity to pause in our day to experience the presence and love of God. At the heart of the practice is increasingly becoming aware of God’s presence and the Holy Spirit’s movement throughout our day.
D.C. Talk formed the soundtrack of my teen years. I knew every single word of Free at Last. 30 years later I’m still listening to his music and continue to be a TobyMac fan to this day. And yet no words from Toby MacKeehan have impacted me the way reading his Facebook post about his son did.