Christmas welcomes us as we are
December 23, 2021
Pastor Sue Bahleda
Island of Faith Lutheran Church
The best Christmas gift of all is that it comes. Ready or not, December 25 dawns, and Christmas is celebrated.
It doesn’t matter if all the gifts have arrived or have been wrapped. It doesn’t matter if the turkey is thawed or the last batch (or the first batch) of cookies have been baked. It doesn’t matter if the outside lights got hung, or all the doors of the Advent calendar have been opened.
It doesn’t matter if you haven’t seen “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Home Alone” or “Mirac...