|can you see him there, coming on the donkey?|
But He comes anyway, right into the middle of my mess. Just like He came into the mess of the stable.
He comes, bringing the promise of a little more mess. Just like when He broke forth from the womb of that young woman...because birthing a promise is messy business.
Jesus came to eradicate my mess and bring me all shiny and new and clean into His kingdom.
Jesus came so He could usher me into His Father's presence in the most beautiful sparkly gown you can imagine.
right into my fears and worries He came
right into my failures as a mom and money-manager, He came
and He keeps coming, like a relentless tide, He comes and tumbles me under His waves of love and security and acceptance and polishes off the barnacles of greed and selfishness and pride...
He just keeps coming.
This season of His coming is for us to pause and celebrate that coming...when Love came down and walked among us and pursued us...