We are called to the bear the light of Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christ into the darkness of the world, our nation, communities, homes, and hearts.
I am bound by conscience informed through Biblical, Theological, and Historical study to not demonstrate support on religious exemption requests for the general population via signature.
We commit to a shared Christian Vocation in out Baptisms, which is a public vocation to proclaim, to seek, to act, to love, and to serve.
We are to witness to and PROCLAIM Christ in thought, word, and deed. We can all do better.
May we hold onto the Christmas Spirit that shines forth with Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christ rather than returning to 'life as normal'.
Our Christmas story demonstrates that God acts unexpectedly and shines a light into the darkness... even that of 2020.
A special, family orientated, Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas service for Christmas Eve.
Gabriel tells Mary that she will birth the Messiah. Elizabeth calls Mary blessed. Mayr is indeed perplexed and terrified to mother the divine light.
Joy is not simply happiness. Joy is being aware of God being present and working in, among, through, and despite us (our darkness and brokenness).
We have been taught to be Peace-Keepers, however we are called to be Peace-Makers.