Wednesday, December 30, 2009


now, unexpected, came fast and hard.  Despite technology, the snow was missed by the local and national weather forecasters.  When all is said and done, life continues to be full of surprises.

Surprises have a purpose . . .
that produce a sense of awe . . .
allowing us to see that after all . . .
God is the God of more.
Schedules . . . stress . . . pressures . . . and problems often block the view the surprises of life.  Here’s the thing . . . God has created us to have fullness of life . . .  which includes surprises.   The most amazing surprise is the presence of God with unfathomable mercy and grace. The Message says:

If I were in your shoes,

I'd go straight to God,

I'd throw myself on the mercy of God.

After all, he's famous for great and unexpected acts;

there's no end to his surprises. Job 5:8a

The work of the God is never limited to circumstance, time, or space; however, humanity's perspective is often confined to the perimeters of what we might think, ask, or imagine.  With God, life never needs to be mundane.  

So.  Anticipate a life of surprises today and the coming New Year.

Learning with you to KICK START the day . . . celebrating the surprises of God.  
                                      Pastor Kerrie

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