My daughter, who is good at play writing, writes, directs and stages, along with her husband, a play for her church’s Christmas celebration every year. This year the title of the play was Christmessy and it portrayed how everything was truly a mess on that first Christmas.
You would think that when God sent His Son into the world as a baby, things would be in order and everything would go smoothly. Yet it was not so!
Christmas is the mass for Christ and was introduced to celebrate the coming of a savior.
It is not about merry making but about picking up the fallen human race and restoring them to their original state.
God stepped into our mess, picked us from our messed up state and made those accepted Him, a chance to be clean and free of the mess of our own making, forever!
Read more at: https://www.patheos.com/blogs/spicedmulling/2022/12/why-christmessy-is-better-than-christmassy/