"...So tell them, Isaiah.
Even as the sparks of Assyrian exile are fanning into flame,
tell them God will send His Messiah.
Tell them He hasn't forgotten His promise to Abraham,
that He hasn't forgotten them.
Tell those living under the blood red sky of the purifying fires
that a new light is about to dawn.
Tell them that God's rescue is coming."
Praying extra hard for my precious friends the Qualls today;
they are feeling deeply
the reality of "the already/not yet" this Christmas.
Praying with them, Come, Lord Jesus.
Grateful I got to start my Christmas Eve Day with a Starbucks date with my favorite guy: