Dec 14 2011
I was thinking about Rudolph this morning during my quiet time. While it seems like Rudolph does not embody the real reason for the season, I think that in his own red-nosed kind of way, he does. He feels like a misfit. He has a feature that makes him feel different and less important than the other reindeer.
By the end of the story, it is exactly that part of him that was his struggle which, with a little perspective change from Santa, becomes his most loved attribute. Isn't that what Jesus coming to earth is all about? Taking our misfitness, our differentness, our sinfulness and shortcomings, and by his Grace giving us a new perspective. With this new perspective, each person has of a unique way to shine brightly for Him (red nose not