Imagine the humility Of a Creator Penning Himself into the story He’d been writing, Not as a powerful ruler Resplendent with glory, Nor a scrappy rebel Raising up a militia, But as helpless babe in Bethlehem In need of milk and warmth And the magic of a mother’s touch. God made flesh- The Most Powerful […]Read more "God made flesh"
Christmas feels differentWhen the peopleYou love aren’t with you.The tree looks smallerWhen you stand next to it alone,The lights don’t seemAs festive as they once wereThe 25th looks likeJust another day on the calendar.Maybe its the fact that the pandemicIsn’t overMaybe its because no one elseWill be there on Christmas morningTo say ‘Merry Christmas’ to.The […]Read more "Jingle Bells?"
Christmas carols are not typically sung Outside of December. As such, I think we can be forgiven For not getting the cadence and rhythm of the words right As we awkwardly stumble through Long pauses and extended notes In very wordy verses. It’s awkward but still worth doing. You know what else is awkward Around […]Read more "Awkward carols"
The pandemic isn’t over.Far from it.Some of us didn’t make it.Some of us are stuck in foreign placesSterilized roomsAbusive houses.Some of us can’t be with the ones we love.Some of us are sitting aloneIn silence. In darkness.Isolation.Christmas has always been rough for many-A reminder of what could have been,But isn’t.ChristmasIs not only for the merry;The […]Read more "COVID Christmas"
Is a decision. In this part of the world Many people decide from December 1st. And that decision creates a buoyancy That can usually last til January 2nd or so, When we “get back to reality”. But for the duration of the festive period, Many of us subconsciously choose To navigate the world with an […]Read more "Getting into the festive mood"