Who’s There?

When we exited the tunnels of Akko, Israel, the sun was setting over the Mediterranean Sea. I saw a few lights start to dot the horizon and wondered who was out there and what were they doing.

11.2.14 Akko Crusader city coastline (2)
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We drove inland to Tiberias, and all along the way, lights dotted the land. Sometimes there was just one or two lights. Many times, there were clusters of lights. Again, I wondered what each light represented. Who lived in its brightness? What were their lives like? What were they doing right then? Was a baby being born? Was someone crying in grief? Was someone working, providing for hungry children? Was someone praying, praising God for provision? I took a moment a prayed as I tried to focus on one light at a time. I might not know the details of each life, but God does.

I’m supposed to be a light for Him in this world. How am I doing? Am I shining in the darkness? Do I offer people God’s hope? Do I help others see Him? I wonder…

How about you?

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