The room was shrouded in darkness.
trying to find
my way to the light switch
on the wall across the room.
Pulling my cell phone from my pocket
I searched for the flashlight app
on my phone screen.
Upon hearing the "squeee"...
from the flashlight turning on,
the room flooded with light
and I could see!!
It never ceases to amaze me
how light penetrates darkness.
With just a tiny light
darkness is pushed away.
It's the same way with vinegar in water.
a little makes a big difference.
Heat in the chill.
A smile toward the sad.
A hug to the lonely.
A forgiving word.
A prayer for the despondent.
Just a little.
Makes a difference.
We don't always know the extent or the impact.
In my Christian tradition, as I celebrate Christmas,
we have entered the season we call