The Word Among Us

Advent 2016 Issue

The Gift of Peace

The perfect choice for everyone on your Christmas list.

By: Louise Perrotta

The Gift of Peace: The perfect choice for everyone on your Christmas list. by Louise Perrotta

This is the season when a familiar question begins echoing in homes throughout the land: “What do you want for Christmas?” We’ve all heard answers ranging from reasonable (a kitchen whisk, a toy truck, a sweater) to poignant (a job, good health, friends) to outrageous (a desktop punching bag, a sports car).

Compared to the actual promise of Christmas, though, even the most ambitious wish lists fall short. God invites us and our families to set...

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