Sukkot commemorates Israel’s wandering in the desert. Following five days after Yom Kippur, a solemn celebration of atonement, Sukkot is a festival of unbridled joy. What joy, though, is to be found in wandering?
The Christmasl season lasts 12 days, until Epiphany on January 6. Until then, let’s make a point to claim the joy of Jesus’ birth and draw it close to ourselves. Let’s show up to our own lives with the intent to party. Let’s ask Him to cause us bubble up and spill over with the good work He is doing, even now.