Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Poem: "Gifts" by Sigrid Undset
When we give each other Christmas
gifts in His name, let us remember that He
has given us the sun and the moon and the
stars, and the earth with its forests and
mountains and oceans – and all that lives
and moves upon them. He has given us all
green things and everything that blossoms
and bears fruit – and all that we quarrel
about and all that we have misused – and
to save us from our own foolishness, from
all our sins, He came down to earth and
gave us Himself.
*Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1928.