Advent: Week 2, Day 5 – Notice the Sun

I know Advent is supposed to be about anticipating his coming. We are supposed to be rejoicing at the baby savior and singing good tidings. But I also think we must accept that the joy of Christmas lives side by side with the pain of the cross.

All joy. All the time.

Happy New Year! 2016, huh. Aren’t we supposed to be driving flying cars or something a la the Jetsons? Lol. In many ways, I’m humbled, and dare I say, excited to see another year. As grateful as I am for every blessin’ and lesson, I can’t say that I wasn’t happy to see 2015 leave. Just …