December 21, 2014
Luke 1:26-38
Romans 16:25-27
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26

Finding Your Way
Advent 4

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Peter Andrew Smith
"Finding Your Way" by Peter Andrew Smith

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Finding Your Way
by Peter Andrew Smith
Luke 1:26-38

Kevin came down the stairs and worked his way over to the man sitting by himself in the bleachers. Dan's attention was fixed on the youngsters practicing their skating on the ice but he noticed his son and waved him over.

"How did you know I was here?"

"It is Saturday morning at dawn, where else would you be?" Kevin scanned the players on the ice until he found the number sixteen. "Is my little sister still dreaming of playing professionally?"

Dan smiled. "Julie is nothing if not persistent."

"I think it comes from being raised in this family." Kevin watched her and the other players running drills. "She looks pretty good."

"She is." Dan patted the bench next to him. "You didn't get out of bed and drive into the city to see her practice though, did you?"

"No." Kevin looked into his father's eyes. "I need to know something."

Dan got a thermos and two mugs out of the bag sitting at his feet. "Shoot."

"How did you know?"

Dan handed a mug to Kevin and filled it with hot coffee. "You're going to have to be more specific."

"How did you know that everything was going to work out when you started doing community advocacy full time or when you moved us across the country to take your current position?" Kevin warmed his hands on his mug.

Dan poured himself a cup. "I didn't."

"Then why did you do those things?"

"They were the right things for me to do." He sipped from his coffee. "What did you learn from your mother and me about how to live?".. >>Click here for the full installment.

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