The Deeper Meaning of the Christmas Story

They say that Christmas Day may not be the “real day” that Jesus was born. Some wonder if he ever lived at all. Many more are so repulsed by what has been done in his name that they ignore the Christmas story altogether.

 

Despite all that, Christmas is a time when I celebrate a beautiful man who was born into the world like all the rest of us and affirmed our nobility as human beings. To me, he was all that a man is supposed to be. Kind, loving, courageous, visionary, and so much more.

He encouraged those with him to be the same and to do likewise. His words of encouragement come ringing through the centuries to us now.

There are so many bad examples of manhood today. And there is such an inhibition among men to express the creative power that is in them. Understandably, there is, for so many women, a loss of faith in the nobility of men, and with that a loss of faith in humanity itself. So I cherish the character that comes shining through Jesus’ teachings and the story of his life. It is an inspiration for men and women alike.

 

There is so much that others have said about him. And there are so many beliefs about him that obscure the simplicity of someone as wonderful as he was. That simplicity was that he was supremely himself, and he refused to compromise himself in the face of the world as it was.

Like many down through the ages, Jesus seeded the field of human consciousness with awakening. In the archetypal story of his birth, the Holy Ghost visited Mary and she conceived the child to be. That is symbolic of what Jesus, himself, did. He visited the field of human consciousness. His words, his love, his life, seeded that field with the potentiality of what we, as humankind, are becoming.

As far as we know, Jesus had no children. Yet we, humankind, are pregnant with his child. That child is the higher expression of ourselves that we are becoming. It is the sun that we are becoming. It is the Living Christ, known through human beings—the birth of the child of God. One God, one child, with many faces.

In this day, humanity is in labor, delivering that child. The labor is proving to be hard and long. There is little room for it in the inn—the world as it is. Making it all the more difficult, we hardly know we are pregnant. But we are. And now, we are giving birth.

I believe that this is the deeper meaning of the Christmas story and the reason why it moves us at levels we can hardly understand. It is our story.

 

As I celebrate Christmas, I celebrate Mother Mary, and I celebrate the man, Jesus. I adore the qualities of character he brought to the world. I celebrate the seeds of awakening that he sowed. I also celebrate and adore the emergence of what has grown from those seeds as I see it in friends, near and far. And I pray for the safe delivery of the child in a world that hardly knows the child is being born.

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7 Responses to The Deeper Meaning of the Christmas Story

  1. Amen David. There are prime examples of true manhood coming forth into the Earth and as a woman my heart gives thanks for the qualities of leadership, kindness and great courage it takes to be who each one truly is within the context we live in. Merry or should I say a Holy Christmas to you all.xxx

  2. Dear David, what a wonderful vision of Christmas you are sharing with us.The man Jesus who became the Christ has been an inspiration to many who have touch his true teaching. We are blessed to experience the unconditional love that unite’s us with our Father and with all the human being that walk this planet. When we become aware that our true purpose is to teach as the Christ did, to individual in our life and has the spiral of event become more present in our life, to the multitude. Your love for the Word make you a perfect guide to teach the larger group and inspire our world as the multitude awake for their sleeping state and realize how great it is to live in this heavenly state.
    Thank you for your constant sharing of this glorious process, allowing inspiration and transformation to take place.
    Have a Divine Christmas with your family and friends. Much love and blessing to all that assist you in this mission.
    One with You,
    Michel

  3. Labor in delivery are muscles taught in a natural outpouring as we give full attention to birthing the child of God Being. It is an inigma that we give birth to Christ-Being as we live now, bringing the new in birthing the Son, Sun of God into the earth to impregnate humanity. What glory shines about. Thank you, David!

  4. Beautiful David, let us give birth to the current heavenly kingdom on earth, the one born of all the holy seed planted coming to be manifest now. This is real and possible. It is my responsibility to keeps safe the womb and the newly born child.

  5. What an inspiring story! Full with facts and love for conscious men and women to express. I attest to this story as allow my life to be a living story too of the value of life the Christ brings into my Consciousness. Let us keep the light shinning and surely the birth becomes a blessing to humanity. Merry Christmas, David.
    Thanks
    Samuel Adelowo

  6. So good that you share your thoughts David through your words , which I am reading this x-mass morning.
    A deep penetration in the human consciousness is going out this way.
    I am holding a silent space for the new birth. I wish you a futher heart-opening time

    Irene

  7. How my heart rejoices in the majesty of your Words David; in all the Christed Holy Creative Communion-Communications of all our hearts together. What JOY we share as we ever Behold Christed Community in our Loving awareness One of another, NOW , m. huckabay

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