We spent last week talking about covenant, community and commitment. This week we reviewed our covenant and each shared a spiritual goal we each have. I had prepared a study on Creation and was about to start. As we finished up sharing, someone in my small group was really vulnerable about their relationship with God, and from there, discussion flowed, and suddenly, we had community. And my part? My part was to let it happen and not get in the way. It’s interesting that some of the discussion was about how we don’t always get what we want or what we pursue, and how we often have tunnel vision. Yet, sometimes the alternate paths are really good.
“Serendipity is the effect by which one accidentally discovers something fortunate, especially while looking for something else entirely.” It’s important to have imagination, and important to listen, lest we miss the moment. Grace happens.