It's not over, it's just beginning! Too often, we're too eager to leave Christmas in the rearview mirror. It's over. move on. time to gear up for the new year. Photo by Anthony Cantin on Unsplash But Christmas is not something to get past -- it's a Beginning!The beginning of Christ's Communion -- God with… Continue reading Christmas: the Day After
Christmas: A blessing of grace.
O Lord, because You came,we have access to hope, joy, peace, and Love. Finding You in the manger,making room for You in our hearts,opens our lives to all Your blessings. We love because He first loves us.1John 4:19 Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Praying you discover and experience His love for you!Amen. Feature Image… Continue reading Christmas: A blessing of grace.
Christmas Eve: An Ordinary Day
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the entire inhabited earth should be taxed. ... And everyone went to his own city to be taxed. ... So Joseph also departed from the city of Nazareth in Galilee to the City of David which is called Bethlehem, in Judea, because he was… Continue reading Christmas Eve: An Ordinary Day
An Outrageous Word for Christmas
Scandalous. For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.2Corinthians 5:21 ESV Preface.Perhaps for some of you, it’s scandalous I am still sitting in Christmas this New Years Day. For others, it’s the tradition of Epiphany, the twelve days of… Continue reading An Outrageous Word for Christmas
A Word Swept Up in Christmas
Messy In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.Genesis 1:1-2 NLT Messy work. Marked by confusion and disorder, extreme unpleasantness, and trying circumstances, messy is the opposite of… Continue reading A Word Swept Up in Christmas