It’s two days after Christmas, and already I’ve eaten too much. It’s funny, though: I’m sure I consume less at Christmas with each passing year, but inevitably I feel as though I’ve consumed more.
A diet is looming, but there’s not much point starting it until various chocolate items have been eaten. I’ll probably get onto it in a week or so.
I hope your Christmas so far has been positive in all the ways that you wanted it to be, and I hope you’ve been inspired afresh by the enduring wonder of God becoming a man.
I don’t have anything much else inspired to say today, so instead I’ll share a wonderful post by Richard Beck over at Experimental Theology, in which he takes a simple yet profound fresh look at the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well:
Jesus doesn’t come to her with answers or gifts or power or miracles or a sermon or a program or an invitation to come to church.
Jesus approaches this woman and simply asks for help.
Go and read the whole thing; it’s only short. And then go and do likewise.