According to John’s Gospel, Jesus is the Word who came into the world and dwelt among us. Because Jesus was the light that brought life (John 1:1-4) and freedom to us, we need not settle for a life of bondage.
Instead, we should experience a life filled with the fruit of the Spirit, which includes love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness and temperance (Gal 5:22). When we release the fruit of the Spirit, we experience newness of life.
During this Season, let us renew our minds and imitate Christ by living a life of peace, by loving others and by our acts of kindness. Only then, we can say:” It is with joy that we celebrate the birth of Jesus and that He is the reason for the season.”
May you have a wonderful season of blessings, as you interact with family and friends.
Joan M. Blake