Where did we get this notion that every hour of every day has to be filled with something? We sit in silent stillness longer than 20 or so seconds before we are turning something on to fill the void.
There is a reason peace must come before the birth. We must de-clutter our life first. Really. Our life is full of crap. There are tons of useless things we do; that don't need to be done. Until we clean that mess up, how are we to see the simple story of Grace God has set up for us? Until we can turn off the distractions, how can Christmas shine through with it's real meaning?
What's keeping you from peace right now?
Holy God of all,
Help us find space to know not everything must be at all times. Help us find time to let go and be at peace.