Once again, the good, bad and in-between in humanity meet at the time when we celebrate hope, new light, love and, the unimaginable reconciliation of heaven and earth, in the form of a powerless baby.
Almost too soon, just after the recent slaughter of the innocents.
Yet, as it has done for 2,000 years,
--Christmas, and all its promises and gifts, arrives again.
For Christmas Eve Night
I Saw Three Ships
What Child is This?/Greensleeves
The Christmas Song
It has been joined by the first camellia of the winter
I've always had a weakness for the reindeer with the unusual nos
This Nativity Set is made up of the unbroken bits of pieces from the sets of at least 3 different families. Most of our indoor decorations are from relatives who are gone or no longer able to decorate for the season.
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (skip ad)
Link to last years Christmas Post
Last year I posted some of my favorite carols, if you want to hear them, just go to the above link.
Merry Christmas, Good Will to All
O.K., the last one's not really traditionally Christmasy, it's a picture that hung in my childhood bedroom. But it seems to fit--Peaceable Kingdom and all.