There is a Cross from which He hung, so you can have a ladder that reaches up back to Heaven; Your one step up so you can enjoy this gift of rest --- This gift of being.
Christmas begins at Creation --- because it was Love that founded the firmaments.
What's messing you up right now --- isn't what matters. What matters is that nothing can mess you out of the mark of His love.
So what are we hoping for this Christmas? What are we longing for beyond the craze of commercialized Christmas, and looking forward to, before the year turns its other corner?
That it's in embracing your own life that you become more alive.
You can always count on God to water arid hearts and to rend impossible heavens opened. So we can foretaste the sweet out of His bounty for all our bitter.
Because His rain isn't merely sentimental, but supernatural, His comfort supersedes every sorrow and every tear we've shed.
Though the clock's just ticked 52 minutes past Christmas -- Christmas isn't yet over for those lingering for just a bit more... Christmas --- that's His gift to us. Here we breath our relief, here we find our grace, here we find His heart beating with kindness, longing with love just for us, just to us. If you find yourself hurting … Continue reading when your heart’s longing for a bit more Christmas