Light (An Advent Story of Hope)

 Hello there. Whether you have come here with intention or by happenstance, welcome. There is always a place for you here. I believe with my whole heart that we are in this together. And I am for you, love. Always for you.

This is a Christmas story of hope for each of us, for all of us – for every day of every year.

What came into existence was Life,
and the Life was Light to live by.
The Life-Light blazed out of the darkness;
the darkness couldn’t put it out. (John 1:4-5 MSG)

The angels came first to shepherds—common folk, not considered worthy of big news. They came first to shepherds who were fighting sleep to protect their flocks from predators that delighted in the darkness. The shepherds were waiting for light’s arrival. The angels came to the lowly ones who knew each sheep by the curl of its wool or the markings on…

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