Christmas: A Strangely Wonderful Story

Christmas is strangely wonderful. It makes no earthly sense, but we see the miraculous in God’s unlikely way of doing things. Only our wonderful God could take circumstances like these and make something so beautiful. You can read the whole story leading up to and including Jesus’ birth in Luke 1 and Luke 2. It’s…

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Half the Christmas I Used to Have

I come from a long line of Christmas excess enthusiasts. My maternal grandmother boasted over 200 snowmen on display each Christmas, a fact she reminded us of annually. “I have over 200 snowmen out!” she’d chirp. Admittedly, they were pretty cute. But she didn’t stop there. Her home had Christmas festoonery in every corner. Elves peeked…

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