On my mind …
It’s not a traditional Christmas carol, but this– my favorite modern Christmas hymn– stirs my soul like no other. While most people I know have Christmas as their favorite holiday, mine will always be Easter. But, of course, they are connected.
We begin in the dark: a humble stable, a pregnant girl whose faithfulness means giving birth in a barn, a baby king with no cradle but a manger.
And it gets darker still: abuse and blood and death, a broken body in a sealed-up tomb.
But it ends (or is this actually a new beginning?) in the light: LIFE LIFE LIFE LIFE LIFE.
That’s why “I Celebrate the Day” by Relient K is a holiday gem. Because it celebrates it all: light and dark, life and death and life again, the entire plan.
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