“Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” Isaiah 1:18 (NIV)
Friday’s the day! We’ve been waiting for Christmas for months! We put our tree up about five weeks ago, excitedly hung the ornaments in just the right spot. The choirs sang their songs, celebrated the upcoming birthday of the King. The students made the crafts (the one time a year I really feel like a crafty teacher) and the ornaments, wrapped them up for mom and dad, opened their school stockings, and had the parties. The house has been cleaned, the old has been put away, leaving room for the new.
On Friday, Christmas will be here, and we will celebrate.
And then, the next day, it will be over.
Every year, I…
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