We all have events in our lives that pull us back from the day-to-day and cause us to pause and reflect on God's marvelous earthly plan. My week, which included a wedding, a funeral, and a musical production about Christ, did just that.

To see the episodes of life, from youthful joy, to the uniting of a family, to the passing of a loved one, is to see, in small measure, the scope of God's plan for us, the sweeping vision of life's purposes for us. And that joy, that shining in the eyes, that shout as the curtain closes on our lives, comes when we see Christ in His true place, at the center of all good things.

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