Conntecting the Dots

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Jesus — More Than a Sleeping Baby

My granddaughter Anna played with her family’s Nativity scene. “Baby Jesus sleeping,” the two-year-old said, pointing to the inch-long plastic figure lying in a wee manger. She picked it up, gave it a shake, dropped it on the coffee table, and turned her attention to another toy. So much for toddler theology. Sadly, some folks… [ read more ]

Baby Jesus has Grown Up

Christmas approaches bringing familiar strains: “Away in a manger, no crib for a bed…the little Lord Jesus lay down His sweet head…” I love that carol, especially when sung by children’s sweet voices. The lyrics transport me to another place and time, to that star-studded night in a distant land. They take me to a… [ read more ]

Jesus — More Than a Sleeping Baby

My 2-year-old granddaughter, Anna, enjoys playing with her family’s Nativity scene. “Baby Jesus sleeping,” she says, pointing to the inch-long plastic figure lying in a wee manger. She picks it up, gives it a shake, drops it on the coffee table, and turns her attention to another toy. So much for toddler theology. Sadly, some… [ read more ]