My Musings – Putting together my musings from the last week or so:
Not exactly numbered among the traditional texts that have become so familiar to us in our celebrations of Christmas over the years. Yet over the years, Christmas traditions have slowly eroded, the victims of commercialism, cynicism and political correctness. Not that the Christmas story has lost its relevance or is no longer significant. Or that its meaning is no longer needed or has gone out of style. On the contrary, the need has never been greater or more urgent.
But unless we overcome the commercialism and cynicism, unless we reach beyond tradition, the birth of the Christ child remains a quaint little story lost among the glitz and glitter of the season. To do so, we must understand that the season of His birth, “a time to be born,” was the beginning of the season…
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