The Christ in Christmas.

Looking beyond the festivities this season. What is Christmas? Is it the lights, the gifts, the carols? Or maybe the joy on the people’s faces as they look at exquisite decorations? Could it be the snow that covers everything in white beauty? It’s really neither of these. I have found Christmas to be so much…

More than temporary joy.

When Christ becomes the focus of your Christmas. People just love Christmas. It makes them feel joyful as they give and receive gifts and carols just have a way of warming even the coldest of hearts. In the midst of the frenzied atmosphere of Christmas, it can be so hard to fix your eyes on…

Winter reflection.

Treasuring the lessons of Christmas. Christmas is a beautiful time. The world somehow still resounds with the story of the baby in a manger, even though its depravity is growing by the second. People everywhere are ready to give and receive gifts and are filled with joy again and again when December comes around. I…

Lights, presents, and songs.

What’s the real magic of Christmas? It happens every year. We know the day when we celebrate it. We know what to expect and the traditions involved with it. Christmas means different things to different people, but we all share similar experiences. We’re surrounded by colorful lights, people carrying presents, and carolers singing in the night. Christmas is…