In the barren wasteland of “busy-ness” and commercialism, we are invited to hear that voice that calls us to set aside those things that whither, and fade.
The Advent and Christmas seasons highlight the significance of family and friends in our lives. There’s no doubt that the gift of family is one of God’s greatest gifts.
The word “manger”, comes from the French word meaning to eat. So more specifically, Jesus was born in a feeding trough for animals.