There Goes the Neighborhood!


John 1:14

What a diverse and fascinating neighborhood we occupy on planet Earth in our little corner of the galaxy! Tribes and tongues and peoples and nations. This kind of wonderful diversity, this colorful mosaic of peoples and cultures, has moved much closer to home these days.

Sometimes people get nervous when a strange looking family from somewhere unfamiliar moves into the neighborhood. Who are they? Where did they come from? What are they really like? What do they believe? Someone fearful of change may mutter, “there goes the neighborhood!”

At Christmas, God came to us as a human person. “The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood” (John 1:14, The Message). He became part of our story. Part of our community.

He was born among us. He played in our streets. He worked there and laughed there. He was tempted and He taught there. We watched…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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