Advent Ends… Christmas Begins!

6387685667_3b0ae290c0_zThe Candle of Emmanuel, God with Us!

Come, listen, the sounds of God-with-us ring clear,
and signs of a cross in the distance appear.
The Word once made flesh, yet the Word ever near.
One candle is lit for the Christ-birthday here.

 MERRY CHRISTMAS!
GOD IS WITH US!


Mary Anne Parrott, 1988, © 1995 Chalice Press
(from Chalice Hymnal, no. 128). All Rights Reserved.
Photo Credit: “023” by Joe O’Meara via Flickr. Used Under the Creative Commons 2.0 License.

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