A reading from the holy Gospel according to John 1: 1-5, 9-14)
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through Him, and without Him nothing came to be. What came to be through Him was life, and this life was the light of the human race; the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. He was in the world, and the world came to be through Him, but the world did not know Him. He came to what was his own, but his own people did not accept Him. But to those who did accept Him, He gave power to become children of God, to those who believe in his name, who were born not by natural generation nor by human choice nor by a man's decision but of God. And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father's only Son, full of grace and truth." The Gospel of the Lord
The Great and Glorious Mystery, that God so loved us, that He became one of us, to redeem us-Love descends - Love always stoops down, and humbles itself.
Lord Jesus, on this glorious Christmas Day, give me a humble heart, a great and loving heart, I love you Jesus. Amen.