Mmmm. Can you smell Thanksgiving dinner yet? Can you hear the doorbell ringing, announcing the arrival of your family who traveled through busy airports and highways to be with you on this wonderful holiday? You can barely hear the football game over the din of the excited voices exclaiming how big so-and-so is getting, long hugs, “Oh my, you look great!”, the cluttering of baggage in the entry way.
“It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green.” – Kermit the Frog
It’s not that easy bein’ green;
Having to spend each day the color of the leaves.
When I think it could be nicer being red, or yellow or gold-
or something much more colorful like that.
One of my favorite childhood characters sings this song about being ordinary, not flashy, but being happy with who you are. Being content with the way you were made. How many times have you wished that you could be taller, shorter, better at sports, better at love. It’s easy to compare yourself with others around you and find yourself “green with envy” instead. Continue reading
Last time, I shared a definition of worship: our response of all that we are to all that God is and does. How are you doing with “all”? Me too. Continue reading