What happens when Christmas doesn’t go according to plan? How do we handle it when circumstances rob us of the joy of the season? How do we respond to a "blue Christmas?"
OPEN: John Simmons tells about a grade school class that was putting on a Christmas play which included the story of Mary and Joseph coming to the inn. In that class was one little boy who wanted so very much to be Joseph. But when the parts were handed out, his biggest rival was given that part,
Mary, Christmas, Afraid, Glory, Light, Salvation, Winter, Happiness, Joy, Hope, Hopelessness, Joseph, Mourn, Simeon, Hopeless, Empty, Depressed, Innkeeper, Blue Christmas, Jolly
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