12.23.2011

Before the holiday rush began…

Before the holiday rush began, before gift wrap, inflatable Santas, and the general belief that if you are a recording artist you must do a cover of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”…there was a baby. And a mother. And a plan of redemption made real in the unsuspecting shadows of a simple manger. This is the reason for not only Christmas, but also the peace and hope that we’re blessed with in every season of the year.

So that’s why, as we celebrate Christmas this year, we’re remembering several things.

We’re remembering that this is the greatest Christmas story.

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We’re remembering that this is the greatest Christmas light.

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We’re remembering that this is the greatest Christmas gathering.

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And we’re remembering that this is the greatest Christmas present, sent with no gift expected in return.

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For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 9:6 

Merry Christmas to you and your family! :)

12 comments :

  1. Merry Christmas blog buddy!!!

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  2. Merry Christmas, Erin - thanks for keeping tings centered right where they belong.... "For unto us a child is given, unto us a Son is born. And the government shall be upon His shoulders..."

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  3. Thank you for this post. Merry Christmas to you and your family, Erin. Hope you have a wonderful holiday season.

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  4. I am so glad I found your special place here. Thanks for sharing. I will follow on my way out so as I would love to visit again. I hope you will find the time to come visit my place and do the same. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and I look forward to engaging and supporting your blog in the New Year. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

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  5. Beautiful post. Merry Christmas to you, Rick and your families!

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  6. Amen! What a fabulous reminder.
    I'm finally getting caught up on your blog. I LOVE how the living room is turning out and that pillow is fantastic!!
    Hope you had a great Christmas!

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  7. Great post. Merry Christmas!

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  8. SNIFF SNIFF,BEAUTUFL! ( EVEN IN AUG ;] )

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