what will it take for us to prepare ourselves to depart in peace? We shall be righteous and devout and must long for the Messiah. Simeon models a God centered life and he revolved his entire life around God. When we are concerned about what God has to say and not what man has to say, is a way to keep God centered. As we leave the year 2015, what's been at the center of our lives during the year? We can all do better at centering Christ in our lives, and better at being God led. When God is speaking, are we too busy to slow down and hear his voice?