My favorite storyteller and theologian, C.S. Lewis, once said "A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest." Can I get an AMEN, my friends?
This holiday season, I would love for you to journey with me through the exciting tales of Christmas, penned out of the mysterious hope and unbridled joy that inspires the season.
God Gave us Christmas by Bergren and Hohn."Mama, who 'vented Christmas? Was it Santa?" A awe-filled question that seeks understanding. Hey, at least Little Cub didn't ask where babies came from, right? Mama Bear can live to tell that gem another day! Mama Cub reveals the greatest gift giver of all time...God, Himself. Yes my friends, it was God who gave us Christmas. And guess what? You can find God EVERYWHERE! You don't have to go to the mall to visit Him, though you can find Him there. You don't have to leave your house to visit Him. The God who gave us Christmas is EVERYWHERE!
Little Cub and Mama Bear go on a polar expedition, just the two of them, to find God in their world of FROZEN! I would encourage you, this Christmas season, to journey with your spouse, your kiddos and your friends to look for God and find Him together. As you see the sun rise or set, remind one another that Jesus is the Light of the World! As the Texas weather changes from 80 degrees to 25 degrees, remind one another that our God is constant yet He moves in mysterious ways that we cannot determine or understand. As you gather with friends and families for parties, remind one another that this season is a CELEBRATION of the King of Kings! The lowly manger held the babe who came to earth to be seen, touched, held, and heard. And as you anticipate that 25th day of December, remember that God gave us Christmas long ago and He continually gives us the gift of Christmas. Again. And again.
Isaiah 9:6-- For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Joy to the World,