I thought of my own new family and our little baby that was growing inside of me.And suddenly I was overwhelmed with love—Christ’s love for me. We didn’t have any presents to unwrap, but we had all of the greatest gifts already.This time of year I try to remember our teaching English in China. We even found a tiny 6-inch Christmas tree in the city.But for some reason, I still wasn’t really feeling the Christmas spirit.Everyone loves Christmas, but have you ever wondered why we celebrate the birth of Jesus by putting trees in our houses? And how did Santa Clause become a big part of Jesus’ birthday party anyway? Kruger is a lonely widower, played by Jimmy Stewart, who finds comfort through a group of carolers singing outside his window.His interaction with them places him in a fantasy where he imagines himself in the stable on the very first Christmas.In an effort to keep Christ in Christmas, we’ve rounded up hundreds of ideas for you and your family to enjoy this Christmas.It’s so easy to get caught up in the chaos of Christmas.
Max is a young girl who just happens to have her birthday on Christmas- and she does not like it.All the stars in heaven are competing to see who can shine the brightest for the king who will be born.This twist on the classic Christmas story connects the star on top of the tree with the true meaning of Christmas.He talked about how grateful he was for our marriage and how excited he was to become a dad in the new year.
As I continued reading, I started thinking of the first Christmas family and that little baby in the manger.As the name indicates, this tends to be the gender dynamic of a male hero and a female villain.