Merry Christmas. Just two simple words. Yet they have become
for some a red rag to a bull. While for others they are just quaint trite
words quickly said and quickly forgotten. Yet again for many Christians
they represent the very core of the season and the birth of Jesus.
Merry Christmas? How easily do you say these words? Do they just casually
role off the tongue as a natural reaction to someone else offering a similar
wish or greeting? Do they hold little meaning other than a seasonally
accepted phrase that people say to each other?
Merry Christmas. Do these two words get you shackles up? Do they grate
on your nerves as pretentious and of no meaning to you? Perhaps to the
point of angry burst of dismay and angry responses?
Merry Christmas. Or do you understand that with these two words we are
really saying the three words Merry Christ Mass. Within the three re found
the significance of beauty, Grace and Salvation. A solemn gift for life
for everyone. Once and for all. Sent by God our Father and Creator.
Merry Christ Mass. May this be a time of respect, understanding and reflection.
On the one small child that would grow up as a perfect gift for all to
Updated 1st December 2016