Seems extraordinary sometimes
that this humble babe
becomes on my part- a simple act of trust.
What invitation lies for me each day?
To lay aside my plans,
and be the hands and feet
you need me to be- O Lord.
"Your heart is so full of the
desire to love me,
so aflame with a fire to warm me.
You so much want to give me home
a sense of belonging,
a place to dwell,
a shelter where I feel
and a refuge in which I feel safe.
You stand at so many squares and corners
of my life and say with so much tenderness,
"Come and see come and stay with me."
Henri J. M. Nouwen
This invitation is
truly one of the blessing gifts of
belonging, dwelling and