I have been thinking about the word “Open “; that this year a spirit of openness would guide and inspire us.
Open to God’s Spirit working within us and through us: shaping us to be a community of believers as close to the first Jerusalem church as we dare to be.
Open to what God needs us to do:
open-hearted and with open arms to develop all the more our welcoming outlook.
to be willing to adapt and change, to respond with love and compassion when the situation demands.
Open at the edges:
to continue to be truly inclusive, to enable meaningful involvement
and a sense of belonging.
So, are we open to these possibilities for 2019?