Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Shivering at Christmas

'We have become so accustomed to idea of divine love and of God's coming at Christmas that we no longer feel the shiver of fear that God's coming should arouse in us. We are indifferent to the message, taking only the pleasant and agreeable out if it and forgetting the the serious aspect, that the God of the world draws near to the people of our little earth and lays claim on us.'
                                Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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