It’s hard to imagine living in a time in a city where all boys under age 2 are murdered! You would hear your neighbors crying and screaming and rebelling. What if it was at your house? Wouldn’t you be questioning what God’s plan is in this
How many commercials or advertisements do you see for anything relating to the gift of Jesus come? none. Everything is “buy this”. You might see family gatherings as part of the reason to buy their thing. But even family gatherings is not the purpose of Christmas. And even worse, it is one of the core unmet expectations.
We are Jesus’ message to the world. Each of us have a unique message, often developed by personal experience or pain. Allows us to share with others. It’s in the moments of impossibility that God does some of His best work. Joy to the world, the Savior has come.