“When they were there, the time came for her to deliver her child.
And she gave birth to her firstborn son…” Luke 2:7
how silently the wondrous gift is given.
I would be silent now, Lord,
that I may receive
the gift I need,
so I may become
the gift others need.
~ Ted Loder, in “Guerrillas of Grace: Prayers for the Battle” (Fortress Press, 2005). Posted on Prayers and Creeds.