the surprise

      If the baby lying in the feeding trough is God enfleshed, it’s no surprise that He calms storms and gives life to the dead and makes broken people whole. The surprise is that most of us still try to do it ourselves.

“For a child will be born . . . and His name will be called Wondrous, Counselor, Almighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6

“Human kind cannot bear very much reality.” T. S. Eliot