My friend, Jane, has a little New Year’s tradition that I’ve adopted: she asks God for a single word that she will focus on throughout the coming year. Not as self-fulfilling prophecy, not a goal, or an end; but a year-long life-study. I’ve found that fascinating. So, through my blog-rolling, googling, and wikipeding, I’ve come across this word: jubilee. It just struck me, and as soon as I read it I remembered Jane’s tradition. So I’ve read about the Year of Jubilee in the Bible (Leviticus 25), been pondering the meaning of the word, looking back at mine and Michael’s lives this past year, and ahead, talking with Michael about it….and I think that’s the word. Jubilee. A solemn celebration, total reliance on our Lord: a lesson in trust, a lesson in giving back. Something that requires restraint on our part, and provision coming from the hand of God. Holding things loosely. Should be a fascinating celebration, this year.
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Mrs. Ames., E.F. Benson
Finding Organic Church, by Frank Viola