Over the last few months, I have been receiving a lot of blog traffic from people looking for hope. Specifically, Google searches for “hope” and “hope of Christmas” have brought people to this post, which I originally shared on December 1, 2011. I’ve never done a re-post before, but so many are being blessed by these words, that I thought it may bless you too.
Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops… at all. ~Emily Dickinson
Christmas is a season full of hope and wonder. It is a time filled with light and overwhelming joy. On Christmas, we celebrate the hope that was wrapped up in a newborn babe, laying in a manger, in a stable. His birth was one of simplicity and humility, yet all of heaven rejoiced at His sight. Wise Men came from afar to behold and adore Him, and bestow upon him costly gifts.
This is a season for celebration. Our homes are decorated