This is our privilege to share with people on the Navajo reservation, this is our rock-solid promise built on the very blood of Christ. Our sins have been paid for, we have received a quadruple comfort.
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.