When Love Comes Down
It’s the last few hours before Christmas.
I’m not wrapping.
I’m not baking.
I’m not fussing over the last few details.
I’m not trying to set the most ideal scene or find the perfect gift.
The last few hours before Christmas, I’ll be spending right here.
The details don’t matter.
The most ideal scene is the one that is filled with the faces I love.
The perfect Gift is already on His way.
So let the noise of the world fall away.
When love comes down, let’s be pouring love out.
Let your present be your presence.
The gift will be all yours.
And the glory will be all His.
Merry Christmas, dear friends.
“When the darkness breaks, it will be glory itself that wakes with the human cry of a small baby, blinking up at his Mother in the sudden light and seeing in her face and reading in her heart, the hope and promise that God will triumph over fear, will deliver us from evil and will bring his kingdom at last.”
–N.T. Wright, The Lord and His Prayer