December 24th, 2009

God, outcasts

The Annual Christmas Poem

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2008: selection from "For the Time Being" by W. H. Auden
2007: A Christmas Carol by G. K. Chesterton
2006: The Journey of the Magi by T. S. Eliot
2005: The Stable by Sr. M. Chrysostom, OSB
2004: no poem, but a meditation of my own
2003: The Guest: A Christmas Prayer by Harold Monro
2002: no poem, but a meditation of my own

In the chill and long nights of winter (for those in the northern hemisphere), let us rejoice that the light comes back. And always let us remember that even the most unpromising start can lead to great things.