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2 Peter 3:14 Therefore, beloved, while you are waiting for these things, strive to be found by him at peace, without spot or blemish.
The days grow infinitely longer as the time to an anticipated event gets shorter. And yet Peter advises us to wait in peace. Don’t agitate and agonize over when God’s kingdom will arrive. Don’t wish or worry the days away. Find comfort in the fact that Christmas and the kingdom will come exactly on time. Appreciate this precious and present moment for what it is—one of many countless, measureless, and matchless blessings from our Lord.
MOVING FORWARD: Set a timer for two minutes. Close your eyes, clear your mind, and find peace and quiet in the waiting.