A calm and undisturbed mind and heart are the life and health of the body (Proverbs 14:30). How can we stay calm and undisturbed in the midst of a turbulent storm? By having faith, and stepping out of the boat.
When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm. Then he asked them, “Why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith?” (Mark 4:39)
“Yes, come,” Jesus said. So Peter went over the side of the boat and walked on the water toward Jesus. (Matthew 14:29)
This weekend celebrate your faith, and step out of the boat. Meditate in prayer and share your anxieties with God and allow Him to infuse you with His peace. Walk on the water toward Jesus, and welcome His energy to calm the storms in your life.
And now our Advent note: This year Advent begins on Sunday, November 29 (countdown: 57 days). I promised to share some preparation ideas each week in the Weekend Weave so we are ready to celebrate! If you’re new to the weekend weave and want to read the past Advent notes click here. To read the Advent 2015 series click here.
If you are planning to use narcissus (also know as paper whites) in your advent display, now is the time to buy the bulbs and start growing those gorgeous, fragrant flowers. The bulbs are easy to grow in a shallow dish and add a fragrant beauty to the advent display.