This is a book of stories & carols for Christmas.It opens our eyes and hearts to Christmas.The true meaning of Christmas,the Christ child.My favorite was the African hornbill,who gives up flight and freedom for it's chick.And we can only bow our hearts in wonder and gratitude for the sacrifice of,Christ.Who forsook the glory of heaven to take upon himself the form of man.So much did he love us.
Interesting stories, poems and prose of Christ's first advent and Christmas time. Stories told by a well known American storyteller, Walter Wangerin, Jr.
"A young boy, intent on self-progection, recognizes in his father's preparations for Christmas 'a hope that risks a violet hurt'--and lays bare his heart to love. "
"A family torn apart by grief finds Christmas once again--and when thye do, we weep for both their pain and joy. We weep for ourselves."
"The African hornbill gives up flight and freedom for the sake of her chicks--and we can only bow our hearts in wonder and gratitude for the sacrifice of Christ, who forsook the glory of heaven tot ake upon himself the form of man. So much did he love us."