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Mirror

Tuesday 20 December

mirror

 

Looking at a totally new way? Well,  we could start by forgetting  everything we know about Jesus, his birth, growing, ministry, death and  resurrection. You see we come to    Christmas with the account from last year embedded in us; our knowledge,   understanding and experience.

A new way?  That God becomes a raw slip of  humanity; in an insignificant state before the ‘dark ages’ had begun.

The question to ask is  simply ‘Why?’

That is the question submerged beneath our knowledge, understanding and experience. Look in a mirror, closely at yourself and then reflect.

Jesus born so long ago into insignificance gives you an eternal link to God. Not a distant ethereal link but by flesh and blood, physical, emotional and  spiritual link.

Lord, when I think you are distant, remind me that I can see your humanity revealed in Jesus by looking in a mirror. In barest humanity the baby at Bethlehem brought you into our bodily sphere – close and a human person like me.

 

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