© Beth A. Richardson, betharichardson.com
God of hope, help me prepare the way for you in the wilderness of chaos. Give me strength, wisdom, and patience to clear a path for you through my cluttered heart and life. Amen.
Hope thrives in the wilderness.
I'm fascinated by life's ability to thrive in the midst of adversity. I took this photo several years ago in Colorado alongside a river. The fern grown in a dead tree reminded me that whether we're facing cancer or the wilderness of Advent, we seek life.
What is your wilderness?
The quote I picked for today is from one of The Upper Room's most popular books — Disciplines. This daily devotional book, published every year, is full of treasures. Fifty-three writers (leaders from throughout the Christian world) each take a week and write meditations based on the lectionary scriptures for that week.