When Jesus was born, love broke into the human realm for the first time. A true love. A radical love. An “I will give my life for you” love that we had never known. A love we didn’t (and still don’t) deserve.
Somehow, Christmas seems to dredge up all the unChristmasness in the world. All the sadness. All the angst. All the heartache. Christmas season is a melancholy magnet. Over the past month, I’ve seen more articles floating around about depression and anxiety than any other time […]
It’s the first week of Advent, a season of anticipation as we look forward to Christmas. Each week highlights a different virtue that Christmas should instill in our hearts: hope, peace, love, and joy. But there is a dilemma here. One that I feel acutely […]
Christmas isn’t about gift-giving, it’s about self-giving. That’s what God did for us. He gave us himself.
So why do we fall into the trap of spending money on impersonal commodities instead of spending ourselves on personal connection?