In light of Christmas

By Robin Aaron
“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!” ~Hamilton Wright Mabie
There were 450 years of silence before one child broke the quiet and arrived on earth, sending the heavens and the earth into a roar of joy, hope and rage. One child was born so humbly, and yet celebrated so famously, even until today.
As you read this paper, out on Christmas Day in 2013, my heart is overjoyed that He came to be “with us”, “among us”, “as we are in the earth”.
Emmanuel, Jesus has been called, even before his birth. That means God with us. And so He is.
It occurred to me recently how ironic the timing of my job change has been for a number of reasons. Read more in our e-edition:
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