I recognize many in our world did not receive this gift, and this is particularly true among our Native brothers and sisters. They had earthly fathers who were cruel, absent, abusive, unloving, and self-centered.
Last December, I dreaded the Christmas season. I could feel the pressure and the expectation of consumerism that has come to pervade and redefine the season. The desire to hide from the season crossed my mind.
I hadn’t seen Lee for a very long time and had recently been wondering how to reconnect with him. And there he was! Only God could have brought us together at one of the most isolated stops on the trip.