Monday, December 7, 2015

Ding Dong

They come out this time of year in sorts of 
and purposes.

 Jingle bells.
They herald the advent of that 
jolly, round guy.

The Salvation Army bells.
They herald the advent of the giving season.

 The bells at church.
They herald the advent of 
our Savior.

Bells ring out!
They are loud!
They can't be ignored!

The angels that first Christmas 
had many the same traits.

So much so that the shepherds first reaction was fear.
I don't think any of us could fathom
the thundering of the angels. 
But the next time that Salvation Army
bell ringing gets intense, 
let it give you pause to ponder the 
angles and the good news they brought.

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