Holiness in a barn

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Once they have seen him in a stable, they can never be sure where he will appear or to what lengths he will go or to what ludicrous depths of self-humiliation he will descend in his wild pursuit of mankind.

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If holiness and the awful power and majesty of God were present in this least auspicious of all events, the birth of a peasant’s child, then there is no place or time so lowly and earthbound but that holiness can be present there too.

–Frederick Buechner
Secrets in the Dark

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“Behold The Lamb Of God”
by Walter Rane

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Didn’t come in a parade

Jesus didn’t arrive with a parade.
He arrived in a barn.

–Rachel Held Evans

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