"In the gift of Christmas,
the unassailable, omnipotent God
became a baby,
giving us the ultimate example of letting our defenses down...
Christmas tells us that God became breakable and fragile.
God became someone we could hurt.
To get us back.
And if you believe this and take it into your life,
As you take in the truth of what He did for you-
how loved and affirmed you are-
you'll be able to let down your defenses in your own relationships with other people.
You won't always need to guard your honor.
You'll be able to let the barriers down.
You'll be able to move into intimate relationships with other people.
What is in the package of Christmas?
His vulnerability for intimacy with us,
which gives us the vulnerability to be intimate with the people around us."
found in Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus