“For unto us a child is born….” Isaiah 9:6
For me, Christmas isn’t just another day off work, or a time to be around family and friends chilling out and swapping presents. In saying that, Christmas is a time for me to be around the people I love, and for the most part the day is spent with my family.However, as a Christian, celebrating Christmas to me means celebrating the birth of Jesus and remembering that he was just like me, someone ordinary who could so extraordinary things. It is a time to remember that Jesus chose to be like the rest of us, not a king or someone high up above other, but to become the lowest of the low. He chose who he would be, left behind all glory and power in heaven, and was born a baby in a manger. And every time I remember this it gives me hope because I too am ordinary, and he chose to come down to earth in that form so that I could relate more to him.
What does Christmas mean to you?