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    God is a God of Promises.

    “Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill His promises to her!” These are the famous words of Elizabeth, mother of John, to Mary, mother of Jesus, in Luke 1:45. Both women were with child at the time, and as soon as Mary greeted Elizabeth, the baby in Elizabeth’s womb “leaped for joy” (Luke 1:44). The Holy Spirit walked into the room tucked deep inside Mary’s womb, and, immediately, joy and light sparked and danced between these two women.  After Elizabeth’s proclamation, Mary responds by speaking the Lord’s promises aloud: “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God, my Savior, for he has looked…

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    Givenness Through Brokenness.

    We decided to send out Christmas cards this year. In the four years that Max and I have been married, we’ve never mailed out Christmas cards to loved ones. Looking back, I think it was because Christmases past haven’t felt as lonely or foreign as Christmas this year. There wasn’t the kind of emptiness then that now lies in the wake of 2020. In the past, My husband would choose a family picture, slap it on a Walmart photo Christmas card, and then send it only to his clients from work. I was never involved in the process, nor did I honestly care to be. This year though, I decided…