It is Christmas, that gracious season that reminds us of the things that matter, carrying with it a deep religious message, and also containing some valuable pointers. One of them is that the year is over, and another one is just about to begin.
For this year 2020, I want us to view Christmas with youthful eyes, live it with a youthful spirit and enjoy it with youthful relish. We must listen with youthful ears and perceive with youthful eyes. To do this, I want us to be aided by the main actors who graced this historic drama of salvation.
We begin our reflection at the manger which was situated somewhere in Bethlehem and which for hours was transformed into the capital city of existence, the centre of creation.