The Fragrance of Christmas






The first,

life-giving breath

Jesus took.

And then the smell of his mother’s skin.

Jesus meets us where we are. Emmanuel.


May you embrace the raw,

amazing story of the incarnation this year.

Unwrapped. Untidy.

With all of its dank and sharp and acidic edges.

And in thanks and praise and wonder know that

Jesus meets us where we are. Emmanuel.

by Lynn Willis, Spiritual Director – LEAD


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