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Morning Song – Poor Little Jesus

December 18, 2016

Mattie Harper and the Stars Of Faith sing a poor woman’s version of the Christmas story: no angels, no wise men, no kings, not even any shepherds. (You know you’re poor when even straggly, smelly outcasts like shepherds won’t show.)

Just Mary (no mention of Joseph either) and her baby, alone in a manger, and a prefiguring of the day Jesus will be taken from his mother and hung on a tree to die.

No theologizing either. Just the bluntly honest observation that it was “a pity and a shame“.

My Lord.


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