I then started thinking about getting on a plane and going somewhere warm. After a cold and snowy start to the day here in Council Bluffs, a warm breeze on a beautiful sand beach somewhere in the Caribbean seemed appealing. I felt a sense of relief as I walked back indoors from the blustery chill.
Our spiritual journey can have different aspects to it as well. There are times we will feel like we are on fire with love for the Lord. Other times we may feel cold and distant. Worse yet, we may become indifferent. Complacency and apathy can easily set in if we allow it to do so. As I have mentioned many times, read Revelation chapter three verses 15 and 16 to be reminded of the consequences of being lukewarm.
Here are a few reflection questions for your consideration and prayer?
1. In what ways have I experienced God searching for me?
2. What does the Eucharistic liturgy mean to me?
3. What treasure is hidden most deep in my heart?
4. How do I understand my call as a disciple of Jesus Christ?
My encouragement to you today is this--finish the Advent season strong!