Okay, so God, at times, gives me these pictures in my head that I then write in my journal, describing to the best of my ability (though the picture always seems so much more than I can describe) I believe God wants me to share this one from December 2005.
Matthew 9:15 " And Jesus replied to them, 'Can the wedding guests mourn while the bridegroom is still with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them and then they will fast.'"
The guests are here, waiting now on the arrival of the bridegroom. They are not eating, out of respect and honor for the bridegroom as well as their own eager anticipation. And in this time of waiting...? They are checking things over, making sure all is ready, making things as welcoming and honoring as possible; they are sharing stories of their relationship with the bridegroom, and inviting others to come celebrate the bridegrooms return with them. There is no "sitting-at-the-table-and-waiting" going on, but rather a happy, eager busy-ness. Preparations are under way to honor the bridegroom on His return.