As holidays approach for months with decorations, gifts, and food, I’m reminded of Matthew 22:2, where Jesus taught that the Kingdom of heaven is like a big banquet that a king prepares for his son.

“Santa Claus” got commercialized in our capitalist society, but the basic spirit of lavish generosity comes from God Himself: His love is extravagant! All creation declares it.
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10/3 Happy Birthday to my dad! Such a model of “grace!”