Christmas Gift

Have I, so distracted by personal and national concerns, like a fool missed it?  Or worse yet,

forgotten?

Has national debt crowded out

National Treasure? or Santa’s gifts

THE GIFT?

Subtle_Christmas_Shepherd

Missing and forgetting are easy to do this time of year,

“so easy a caveman could do it!”

How did holly and tinsel replace Holy and Beautiful?   Santa and Rudolphholly

Or Self-absorbed indulgence overshadow

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lavish abundance?

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He asks nothing but our coming; with the shepherd and mule, the wise men and angels.  He asks nothing but our beholding, like Mary and Joseph.

nativity paintingNothing but our wonder…

and thanks.

A Merry and Most Blessed Christmas to you and yours!