Pray that we will make a way for Jesus the prince of peace to come into our lives and world this Christmas
We welcome you, small child of Bethlehem, whose coming we await with quiet attention. Shield us from the shouts, the screams, the empty promises of the season, and encourage us to turn our hopes to your coming. We know that the promise is hidden in the stable in Bethlehem and rooted in the offspring of Jesse; let us look for our salvation there. Amen.
Smile as you pass people in the street – even if they can only see the smile in