Friday, December 19, 2008

The Reason for the Season

While this isn't exactly a devotional, I wanted to share with you a reminder of the heart of this season.

I took this photo of a display put up by one of my sister's neighbors. Each time I pass the home, I can't help but smile at the truth of the sign. Jesus truly is the Reason for the Season.

In this hectic, activity-filled, over-scheduled season, I invite you to revisit the Nativity Story (start at Luke 1 and continue through chapter 2) for a breath of fresh air amid the commercial smog. We don't celebrate because of the invention of department stores - we celebrate the King.

May your holiday season be blessed richly!

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