Carl's Capitol Comments: Take heart
December 23, 2020
This may be a very different Christmas this year for many who are choosing to stay away from family gatherings because of the threat of illness. I know that may cause some feelings of loneliness or depression or even despair. But I want you to be encouraged.
Over 2,000 years ago, in a little city named Nazareth in Galilee, things looked bleak as well. The Jewish residents were under brutal Roman rule at the time. A young virgin turned up pregnant, telling her fiancé she had been impregnated by the Holy Spirit. Likely thinking his betrothed had been unfaithful and was trying to cover with...