2017 12 31: The Post-Christmas Letdown

If it isn’t true, like the Gospel of John says this morning, that the eternal and almighty Word of God became flesh and dwelt among us, then Christmas may well be the cruelest of holidays.  The vision it holds out is too good, too beautiful, too peaceful and joyous for any home or any world that we’re a part of to ever live up to, if we have to make Christmas ourselves.