Christmas is almost here! I know many of you are traveling, and for those of us that remain, we will miss you. Still, for those of us that remain, we look forward to welcoming the folks that travel here to see their loved ones for Christmas. It’s good to make room for them at our inn.
Joy—God wants us to be filled with joy because God has given us everything. We speak so much about opening our hearts to Christ this time of year, but when we open our hearts to him, we open our hearts to this whole world. Everything, even the things that break our hearts, everything is loved by God. There is enough anywhere to fill our hearts, if we open them to what is before us.
I think that’s what the Incarnation is really about—God opening his own heart to creation. All that love pouring out over everything—all that love meant for us to receive and to share.