Today, you may feel like a mess, and Christmas may be a mess, but it can be God’s mess. You can experience significance within the stress. You can find peace in the drama. You can find the wonder despite the gifts, the travel, the family conflicts and all the other things pulling at you. Christmas is ultimately the story of God entering our messy world and giving us what we needed most. He did it 2000 years ago and he can do it for you today. It’s not about a having the perfect Christmas, it’s about celebrating the perfect savior.
It’s so easy to get the simple message of Christmas all confused and mixed up in the business of the season. No matter how many times we translate or re-invent or add on to the meaning of Christmas, it all comes back to Jesus. If you want your Christmas to have