Nativity Meditation

​Christ is Born! Glorify Him! The gates of Eden are opened to the nations, when the Redeemer is born in a cave. O Virgin, you are truly a pure golden censer, the dwelling of the Trinity whom no space can contain.  For in you the Son came to dwell. God’s coming to us at Christmas … [Read more…]

Nativity Meditation

​Christ is Born! Glorify Him! The dark cave of dumb beasts in Bethlehem becomes heaven and is filled with the unwaning, uncreated light of Divinity. Christ is born that our dark souls may be filled with light. “As thou didst deign to lie in a cave and in a manger of irrational beasts, so also … [Read more…]

Nativity Meditation

​Christ is Born! Glorify Him! “But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. —Galatians 4:4-5 Overcome by pity, God was well pleased to lift man … [Read more…]

Nativity Meditation

​Christ is Born! Glorify Him! In the Temple of God the Virgin is seen openly, foretelling to all the coming of Christ… Christmas means that “people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.”  We walk bravely through the valley of shadows hand in hand with Him who is the light of the world. … [Read more…]

Nativity Meditation

​Christ is Born! Glorify Him! Christmas means that the “the Word, the Eternal God, was made flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14.  God did that for us in order to communicate His love to us. Christmas means that Emmanuel has come; God is not an impersonal machine.  He is … [Read more…]