how to prepare for Christmas: part I

Three angelic visits prepared for the world for the birth of Christ.  Three times heaven touched the earth.  Three times the earth tilted awkwardly under the weight of glory. Three times those that witnessed those angelic visits were thrown off-balance.  It was intentional.  Off-balance, it seems, is how you prepare for Christmas and the three angelic visits illustrate this.  You begin the journey to Christmas – not by getting your bearings – but by losing them. First, Gabriel appeared to Zechariah while he was burning incense in the temple, to… Continue reading how to prepare for Christmas: part I