When the babe was born

In this poem, the author reflects on the deep significance of that special night on which Jesus was born, heralding the redeeming activity of the Christ.

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Clear was the night
and the Magi could see
the bright star.

Quiet was the countryside
and the shepherds could hear
the angelic choir.

The atmosphere of pure Truth
is light and delight.

When the babe was born
the ever-coming Christ
   with its redemptive activity
was revealed
individually
universally –

the glory of expressing God’s might
given to humanity.

Originally published in the December 2018 issue of The Christian Science Journal.

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