Do you hear it?
It is a whisper in the darkness.
He is coming!
Can you feel it?
It is a gentle touch on your heart.
Love is coming!
In the stillness, we feel it — His movements. In the stillness, our hearts leap — His coming! In the stillness, we know it– what falls down upon us — breath of heaven. ~ Ann Voskamp
Will you be still?
Will you give God this one gift, the gift of you, of your full presence?
In the excitement and the sparkle.
In the loneliness and the hurt.
For just a few moments, hush and listen. Listen for that small whisper in your soul. Pause to feel God’s Spirit love your heart.
We wait…and find that He has been Emmanuel, God with us, all along.
art credit: The Nativity by Antonio da Correggio; Advent Wreath carved by 15-year-old Caleb Voskamp (click on the link to order your own…he gives all proceeds to Compassion)
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