I don’t celebrate a pagan holiday. No, I pray with exuberant joy that Jesus' name will come to be known to lost multitudes throughout the Christmas season.
Christ was born into night to overshine the darkness of a lost Eden.
When Jesus comes, there enters a perfect glory that is at once redemptive and destructive.
Christ was born not only TO the world, but all new WITHIN those who are touched from Above, captured by the Word.
There is still a secret of the Messiah and of the Christ. The Good News is better than we thought.
The coming of the Son, heralded by heaven as news of joy for all, was obscure and unnoticed on earth, announced to only a chosen few.
Instead of working and analyzing and mulling and pondering, I think that I’m going to take a deep breath and LET GO.
We are the body and the Body of His residence, His place in this hostile world.
The Lord God is 'with us' by the most amazing intimacy…accessible, reachable, knowable!
Anna, remembered in scripture and noted for the sacrifice of her entire lifetime, was given the privilege to see, to rejoice in, the Messiah present on earth.
Spiritual reality is knowing God so intimately that you see Him in His disguises while others walk on by.
Though she was young and a virgin, Mary was not untried, nor unfamiliar with deep surrender to the God of her ancestors.