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    On the twelfth day of Christmas

    And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also. When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts;…

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    Ode to Joy

    "I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine making request for you all with joy,  for your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ." Philippians 1:3-6 Paul's prayer for the church was one of joy regardless of circumstance. He speaks of how we should be confident that Jesus will continue the good work He began in us. This year I pray that we aren't just searching for a new start, or a new beginning. Most New Years resolutions die off after the first…