The friend who is pregnant when you have been trying for years.
The friend whose baby was just born when yours is in Heaven.
The friend whose mom beat the disease that took yours.
The friend who just got married when you are still single.
The friend who just got a promotion and you are looking for work.
The friends whose marriage is beautiful when yours is struggling.
This time of year is often called a season of miracles, but it didn't likely feel that way at different points in the first Christmas story. Imagine if Mary and Joseph and company had Twitter at key moments in those critical months: