The Word Among Us

Advent 2014 Issue

The Living Word

Tasting the joy of Christmas Day

The Living Word: Tasting the joy of Christmas Day

December is a special month. From the very first day, twinkling lights and festive decorations begin appearing around homes and shopping centers. Candles light up windows. Evergreen trees appear in homes and office buildings. Warm and friendly greeting cards start circulating in the mail. And people begin buying special gifts for loved ones and wrapping them in festive paper.

In our churches, we see changes as well. A special wreath with purple and rose-colored candles appears near the altar. The priest begins wearing...

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