Archive for December 2016

What “Merry Christmas” means

Merry Christmas! It’s a greeting that celebrates light in a too-dark world. For Christians, the heartbeat of Jesus Christ’s message is humility and service. “Merry Christmas” is about love triumphing against all odds.  Consider that the King of Kings was born among the poorest holding lineage with the most persecuted of people. The Nativity story […]

Angels in the Bible Storybook

(Photo: Angels in the Bible Storybook by Allia Zobel Nolan) Christmas lights, twinkling windows, and starry skies make me think of angels.  Busier than workshop elves, angels do God’s bidding, sometimes in disguise. Have you ever been saved from near calamity? Or unexpectedly received help from a stranger? Lucky coincidence to some, but others like […]