And they brought him Gifts of
gold, frankincense & myrrh...
The gold, we know, is a tribute
to royalty; it could have been
coins or ingots or simply precious
objects. Also--such items would
provide a financial future for a
tiny baby born in a harsh land
during hard times.
Frankincense & myrrh were also
precious and rare; they had great
medicinal value as distillate
ointments. Any ordinary infant &
mother would have little or no
access to such healing balms...and
perhaps, not a good chance of
surviving their coming years. These
Kings were truly Wise to bring the
salves as well. And such a fortunate
This is the Winter of our discontent.
OR~in the Aspect regarding, these
are the times that try our Souls.
The family is gathered around the
bed=collectif...those who are not
busy being born are busy dying.
Grand=Mother Z is passing out of
our sphere of influence. And such
a full existence to lately visit her
daughters with Orphanage the
bright snow & crystals of departing.
Ninety years of Presence! So bright
and strong a servant Called by
Angels to partake of the Advent
vigil. OH! Faithful one~the path is
clear, the night is joined.
Sunday, December 19, 2004...^
We are appraised and apprised of
the Light which comes into the
World---and Anoint it with our
brief tears. Immanuel.
He calls us to his Heart because
He requires our counsel. His
balm is our Salve=ation.