#10 “Shoulders” – 25 Days of Christmas


For to us a child is born,
to us a son is given…
(Isaiah 9: 6)

Did you look at the sonogram of your baby in utero?
Boy or Girl?
Did you want to know ahead of time?

What did you picture?
His eyes?
Her nose?

His smile?
Her laugh?
Healthy, hearty ten fingers, ten toes?

How about the shoulders?
Do you think of the baby’s shoulders?
How wide will they be?
Did you even envision the shoulders?

Neither did I…
But God did…

This Jesus to be born?
“…and the government shall be upon his shoulder…” (Isaiah 9: 6)

Laugh often and Fear not!



I got you…

Her name is Denise. She’s 27 years old.
His name is Dennis. He’s 45 years old.
They sat next to each other at a training event.
They laughed at the large clock on the wall. It wasn’t moving fast enough!

Five minutes later the shooting began.
Dennis and Denise dropped to the floor in tandem, in concert, in a flash.
Dennis wrapped his arms around Denise. Used his body as a shield to protect his table mate.
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