Week 2 of my annual sojourn to Emory University for the Course of Study is complete. I want to thank Steve Galyon for preaching for me today and Mike Feely for preaching for me next Sunday. It is a nice change of pace to enjoy Sunday as Sabbath instead of work.
I am going to admit something that will probably come back to haunt me, but today is a day that I have “skipped” church. I’ve spent time in my devotions and I had every intention of heading out to worship this morning, but there was something about just another cup of coffee as I sat in the silence of the room that was just so appealing.
So, I have listened to some folksy-bluegrassy-gospel music in the background while I have been reading, washing clothes and just relaxing. So there. I admit it. And maybe I won’t have a whole lot of credibility the next time I give someone a sideward glance when they offer an excuse for missing worship, but this morning this is what I needed. Sometimes it is necessary for us to just rest in the arms of the one who gave his life for us “while we were yet sinners.”
See you in a couple of weeks.