779 Merry Christmas

     Merry Christmas

Celebrating Christmas is different for everyone, but there are similarities: Most people will have a holiday and get-together with family and maybe friends, they will exchange gifts and hopefully give joy, either with their presents or their presence. For some - of course - it is a religious occasion. They will celebrate the birth of Christ.


At the birth of Christ one family in the Middle East experienced joy, just like all families do when a baby is born (in our family that will soon happen again twice). However, this joy of that family in Palestine 2016 years ago has transcended the ages; the baby grew up to be a venerated, wise man ... and we shall never forget the message he imparted:

        from a letter to the  SMH  by Kathy Hatherly