Mary Lathbury, composer of the hymn “Break Thou the Bread of Life,” said of her own talent, that God said to her “Remember, my child, that you have a gift of weaving fancies into verse and a gift with the pencil of producing visions that come to your heart; consecrate these to Me as thoroughly as you do your inmost spirit.” I have been trying to come up with something interesting and fresh regarding the Christmas miracle. About the best I can do is say God gave and Jesus came. Definitely not weaving fancies into verse; wish I could. I bought seven boxes of Christmas cards because they all said such fresh and pretty things about Jesus’ birth. I plan to keep at least one out of each box. I plan to enjoy the products of the gifted! From “Away in a Manger” to “What Child is This,” be blessed by the joy of Christmas carols, old and new, these next two weeks!
I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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