Remember the Christ in Christmas!

Day 342 December 10, 2013

“How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!” ― Benjamin Franklin

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“Create evidence of an event that didn’t happen.” -from 365 A Daily Creativity Journal by Noah Scalin

The event that didn’t happen: 20 inches of snow today.  The event that DID happen:  Christ came for our salvation!

“Thank you,” he says.
“Thank who?”
“I don’t know. You?”
“No, not me. Jesus.”
“Thank you, Jesus?”
“Yes, Toph, Jesus died for your Christmas fun.” 
― Dave Eggers

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” ― Dr. SeussHow the Grinch Stole Christmas!

“Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.” ― Ronald Reagan 

“Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.” ― Steve Maraboli 

About 365MissionalPractice

Love God, Love Christ, Love Others. I am passionate about creating Missional Relationships that encourage disciples to personify Christ's message. As a minister in a Community of Christ congregation in Virginia I am learning everyday what it means to be vulnerable, to risk, to experiment, to share in a world that needs the redemptive healing of Christ. View all posts by 365MissionalPractice

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