Contributed by Gene Haraldsen on Jul 16, 2004
Sometimes we romanticize Christmas and when we do we miss some of its most crucial messages. The real story of Christmas is about real life and real struggles and real truth.
A Christmas Reality Check
The Christmas of today is very different than the first Christmas:
Today: The manger scene usually includes angels hovering, shepherds watching, animals gazing, clean straw, a strong looking Joseph, a vulnerable yet invincible baby, a halo over