"Let us spare no effort to remind ourselves and teach our children to look upon His coming with both awe and reverence once again. Advent gives way to Christmas and the perfect gift is given. For those among us who grieve and suffer, there is Good News too, and we can seek to comfort them. No matter how one's heart may ache, worry or grieve, the 'hopes and fears of all the years are met' in the perfect God-Child, and the dear Christ enters in. It is Christ, the perfect Gift, who gives us His peace in the face of all travail, sadness and uncertainty, forgiving us all of our sins and providing everything needed to sustain us one day at a time through each of the days of Christmas and beyond. Christmas is an awe-full time indeed. Come, Lord Jesus!" - Dr. Beverly Yahnke
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