The Christmas story is that God crossed over to us so that we can cross over to Him. He accomplished that through a baby in a manger which has been the subject of more painting, books and songs than you could possibly imagine. in other words, the nativity is God's art; a thing of wonder and beauty. It invites us to cross over the troubled waters of life into a life of simple majesty.
Truth be told, those are the things we remember most. Not the perfect song or the well-rehearsed line. No, we remember the little boy playing the part of a shepherd. When he forgot part of his line he shouted, "Shoot! I didn't want to say the stupid part anyway!" In fact, I don't think I'd want to watch a perfect kids church program. I'll take the memories instead.
"As the wax flew like raindrops in a dust devil people started to scatter. My well-planned Christmas Eve worship service was about to go up in flames."
Do you enjoy hitting the road without overplanning or do you need a detailed and organized trip? My wife and I discovered early on that we anticipated vacations in very different ways. My parents took us on vacation every summer. Sometimes we visited family that were scattered around the Country but we also planned excursions … Continue reading My Big Adventure
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton