Thought for the Day CLXXII

It is easy to get weary and despairing in the run up to Christmas.
Amidst the cosiness however, we can forget that the Nativity is somewhat of a gritty story. Mary and Joseph would have had a harsh journey to Bethlehem, especially with Mary being heavily pregnant. The Shepherds would have found it a cold a difficult night watching those sheep, even in September, and the Wise Men had to go on a long, difficult, highly dangerous, and unpredictable journey, to seek Christ
We are not alone

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