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Sunday's reading from Isaiah offers vivid imagery of people streaming toward the highest mountain to climb to the house of God. At times, living according to our faith and values can feel like climbing a mountain also. There are certainly struggles, and we may feel at times we won’t reach our goal. But we can trust that God will see us to the summit.
We need to be prepared, paying attention to the path we are on and taking care not to stumble over obstacles in our way. But when we keep our eyes on God – at the center of our lives – we will gain a clear vision of what He wants for us and the path to get there.
Advent is an ideal time to think about how we might be more available to new and better paths that God might be calling us to. Are we ready to reach the highest mountain?