It doesn't seem like a coincidence that all my health issues from the past year are coming to a head right around Christmas time. Christmas is a time of hope; a time for putting our faith into things unseen, things we cannot detect with our five senses. Think of all the faith our society puts into the "magic of Christmas". How many movies have been made about believing in Santa and Christmas and everything that the holidays represent: good tidings to all, joy, peace, love?
I was baffled by a verse in the bible that was presented to me several weeks ago, and just today was given a new look at that verse from a devotional that my dad, Ron, sent me. Don't you love it when you have moments of clarity? When a concept finally presents itself in a way that your brain can understand it? That's what I've always loved about math and physics. I am presented with a concept that can quite often resemble a tangled up string of Christmas lights, but bit by bit the string unravels and at the end of the day I've learned a new concept that blows me away and makes my brain tingle. Ahhhhhh, how I miss calculus!
Here is the verse that had me stumped: