Modified on: December 26, 2019

“Within the shining of a star
we catch a glimpse of who we are;
in every infant born we see
the hope of our nativity.

“The miracle of each new birth
can shake and save the stony earth;
triumphantly the newborn’s cry
strikes echoes from the waiting sky.”
(“Within the Shining of a Star,” Singing the Living Tradition #238)

We are made from the elements of the oldest stars.
We bear within each of us a light.

Toward the New Year,


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