Every New Christmas
TOL’s 12 Gifts of Christmas!
Gifts 9 and 10 are up for grabs today! Because my actual story is posted in full at A Deeper Story, things will go a little differently than they have with the previous gifts:
I’ll announce the recipients tomorrow evening.
Regular Gift: You interview me for your blog.
White Elephant Gift: I send you the infamous Hot Stuff sign, personalized as I see fit.
My dear friend R and I, we have good talks. We each seek the heart of the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob– she, through beautiful Jewish sacraments; I, through a renegade Jewish rabbi. And as we seek His heart, we share our own, and it is a joyous, delicate beauty.
In one of our talks, one I will never forget, she confessed:
Sometimes I’m afraid we blew it– that Jesus really was the Messiah, and we missed it.
And I– I who dare speak to her of Jesus-in-the-head versus Jesus-in-the-heart when I am sorely lacking in the latter– I am knocked humble by her humility. And I think of Christmas.
Please continue reading today’s post at A Deeper Story!