What is it about familiarity that causes us to lower our expectations? When something or someone is new to us, we expect big and exciting things. Once that first time feeling begins to fade, we become vulnerable to what I call the curse of the common. It creeps into our relationships with people, Jesus, church, and our jobs. When it does, we stand at risk to miss out on something that once was truly magnificent, but is now just meh, or in the emoji realm...😒
Here's one of my sermons that I hope will help us keep the miraculous things in life from becoming mundane.