Happy Christmas – 25 December 2010

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TRUE MEANING_This crib scene reminds us of the real reason for Christmas.Good morning and happy Christmas, blogmates!

I thought I’d post a photo of a traditional crib scene – this one was taken at last night’s Christingle service at St Luke’s, and reminds us all of the true meaning of Christmas: a time when God came down to Earth in human form, as Christ our Saviour, simply to show our Lord’s unfailing love for all people.

That’s such a lovely message, so let whatever you do today be joyous and happy, but please do spare a thought for those less fortunate than ourselves – children who, perhaps, don’t have Christmas presents under the tree; the immobile elderly who are housebound by the snow and ice; and those spending Christmas ill and alone.

However, may you and your family have a wonderful, safe, happy Christmas.

Andrew xxx

Andrew Burdett

Andrew Burdett is a 20-year-old from Maidenhead in Berkshire. A self-professed "lover of life", he enjoys a busy calendar of activities and engagements. With regular involvement in the Scout Association and his church, he was made Head Boy in his final year at school. After a gap-year spent as a Teaching Assistant at a local junior school, he is now half-way through his Journalism Studies degree at the University of Sheffield. In his spare time, he swims, reads, and enjoys writing about himself in the third-person.