Sunday, 27 December 2009

Love came down at Christmas

Thus wrote Christina Rossetti in 1885.

Yesterday my dear mother took our wider family out for a lovely meal at an old Georgian coaching inn (The George Hotel just a few miles north of Bedford. It was a wonderful act of generosity and we had a fabulous meal and a great time.

Mum is not wealthy but she is generous. I thank God for her.

In His coming Christ gave up all his 'wealth' in the world's greatest act of generosity.

'for you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ in that though he was rich yet for your sakes he became poor so that we through his poverty might be made rich'

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