In essence, our divine Father gave us ourselves and we were able to give such small gifts as time and money to help others. We could never repay our parents all the gifts we got at Christmas; and would never be able to give God any gift great enough to make up for that little Jewish boy in a feeding trough. It doesn't really matter though. We don't have to make up the debt to God. He doesn't keep a balance sheet. He is just happy to see the look on our faces.Do yourself a favor and read the whole blooming thing!
Monday, January 08, 2007
It's About Receiving, Not Giving
Our son, Philip Daniels, wrote this meditation on Christmas a few days ago...and he didn't even tell me about it. It is, if I may say so, fantastic! A sampling: