December 10, 2020
9Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for see — I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people:
Luke 2: 9-10
“The only condition for joy is the presence of God. Joy happens when God is present… which means that it can erupt in a depressed economy, in the middle of a war, in an intensive care waiting room.
Barbara Brown Taylor, Surprised by Joy
Lord teach is to rest in your presence that we may know your joy.