Monthly Archives: December 2020

A Christmas Hymn

A stable-lamp is lighted Whose glow shall wake the sky; The stars shall bend their voices, And every stone shall cry. And every stone shall cry, And straw like gold shall shine; A barn shall harbor heaven, A stall become … Continue reading

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“When God reveals his humanity, his goodness cannot possibly remain hidden”

“The goodness and humanity of God our Saviour have appeared in our midst.” We thank God for the many consolations he has given us during this sad exile of our pilgrimage here on earth. Before the Son of God became … Continue reading

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“Blessed is He Who made our body a Tabernacle for His hiddenness”

Blessed be the Child Who today delights Bethlehem. Blessed be the Newborn Who today made humanity young again. Blessed be the Fruit Who bowed Himself down for our hunger. Blessed be the Gracious One Who suddenly enriched all of our … Continue reading

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“O new commingling; O strange conjunction; the Self-Existent comes into being, the Uncreated is created, That which cannot be contained is contained”

Christ is born; glorify Him. Christ from heaven; go out to meet Him. Christ on earth; be exalted. Sing unto the Lord all the earth (Ps. 96:1,11); and (to join both in one word) Let the heavens rejoice; and let … Continue reading

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A Christmas Poem by C. S. Lewis

The Turn of the Tide Breathless was the air over Bethlehem; black and bare The fields; hard as granite were the clods; Hedges stiff with ice; the sedge, in the vice Of the ponds, like little iron rods. The deathly … Continue reading

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A Christmas Poem by Charles Williams

Christmas “Let us go a journey,” Quoth my soul to my mind, “Past the plains of darkness Is a house to find Where for my thirsting I shall have my fill, And from my torment I shall be still.” “Let … Continue reading

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Closer to Truth: Jesus as God

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A Christmas Poem by J.R.R. Tolkien

Noel Grim was the world and grey last night: The moon and stars were fled, The hall was dark without song or light, The fires were fallen dead. The wind in the trees was like to the sea, And over … Continue reading

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