“It’s not a happily-ever-after story,” said my elder daughter Ida when asked what she thought of the new Little Women movie.
Where did you see God today? Where are you in the story?
Reading some beautiful picture books of the Christmas stories is easily one of the most delightful and simple ways to focus our preparations on the birth of Christ. So head to your library, bookstore, or the Amazon marketplace and while you are at it, pick up some hot chocolate and marshmallows then prepare to snuggle up in front of twinkly lights.
I was reminded on Sunday that people make a church a home. Physical structures cannot compare to God’s spirit shining through God’s children.