An Advent Poem; Luke 2:23

(As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;) Luke 2:23 What an ignominious birth,  What holy fidelity;  A baby looks to the past,  And claims His right as holy;  His own decree, laid down,  His condescension waited. A little oneContinue reading “An Advent Poem; Luke 2:23”

An Advent Poem; Luke 2:8-20

In the dark of the night a baby cried, In the dark of the night the power of sin died. A sign for Shepherds in poverty awoke, A song for angels, his glory bespoke. The saying told them a wonder for all, A meditation for Mary, pondering the stall. The Shepherds their work now done,Continue reading “An Advent Poem; Luke 2:8-20”