Of all the classic songs we hear around Christmas time Silent Night is some of the most peaceful and focused tunes. The story of how it emerged is humble and beautiful, just like its words. If we take a minute to truly listen, its meaning will rise and well up in our hearts.
The temperature was just right, a summer evening like I love them. My pal and I sat outside with our friends, amused, as they bombarded us with questions they couldn’t keep to themselves. “You are young and healthy, and you’ve got your life ahead of yourself. What is it that you need in this Jesus thing?” They couldn’t grasp how we could rejoice in Christ, nor what pleasure we could take in our new-found faith.
Have you ever heard about love? Everyone has. Or have we?
Love is what is usually present between children and their parent. This strong bond that would have the parents go to the ends of the earth for their child.