You may be sad this Christmas season, or know someone who is. I pray you will be comforted that because of Christ and for his faithful ones, death is temporary and life is eternal.
The light of the stars and the light of the angels are reflections of the true light in the world that was just born.
Christ’s victory had begun in that poor stable and that little manger on the first Christmas so long ago.
This Christmas carol, Taladh Chriosda, or “Christ’s Lullaby,” is a love song in the Scottish tradition. It is a re-telling of the Christmas story from the point of view of Mary in the form of a lullaby she sings to baby Jesus.
Jesus is the grace of God incarnate – God becoming man to do for us what we couldn’t do for ourselves. And Jesus is the gift that gives us salvation as a free gift.
Do you believe everything you are told? Maybe when you are four or five. But the older you get, the more skeptical you get. At least that’s been my experience.