The reality of Christmas

We Christians do Christmas extremely well. We're all about the decorating, shopping, family gatherings, singing carols. In fact, we've romanticized Christmas to the point where the reality of it may be a little unrecognizable. Let me take you back....waaaay back. Back to about 3-4 BC (around the actual date of Christ's birth) and let's look … Continue reading The reality of Christmas

M is for Magi

Typically, it's a Christmas story. Gift of the Magi is a sweet tale about Jim and Della, a young husband and wife in the 1900s, trying to secretly buy each other meaningful Christmas gifts on a very tight budget. The couple is going through hard financial times as Jim's wages have been cut. Della is known … Continue reading M is for Magi