The Weary World Rejoices: Hope When Christmas is Hard

“…the weary world rejoices…” I recently heard author Paul Tripp call Christmas “the sufferers holiday.” Joseph and Mary were without a home. Herod was about to order the execution of all boys under two years old. The Jewish people were under Roman occupation. The first Christmas did not happen during an easy or happy time….

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Easter 2015

Easter ended up being harder and more emotional than I anticipated. It had less to do with it being a holiday and more to do with the topic of conversation: death and resurrection. The good news of Easter was simultaneously a reminder that I have to wait much longer than 2 days to see Keith…

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