what made the shepherds follow the star to Bethlehem? if i had to guess, i would say that they followed the desires of their hearts. they saw the star, and they saw hope, and life, and a new beginning. they travelled a far distance and never once questioned the sparkling fire in the sky. the star led them to truth. to salvation. to hope. to love. and to the only real way of life.
i pray that this Christmas you help me come to know you in this way. Help me to see that all the desires of my heart can be met by you, & only you. I ask you stand with me and cradle me in your arms as i search for my peace from this mess.
"I am the light of the world, whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."