Luz and Kasiff sat up straight with mouths agape. I swallowed hard and shivered, but not from the cold. My heart stopped. Run! Run, hide, save yourself. I tried to scream, but sat frozen to the ground.
Was I now hearing things as well? A voice of sheer ecstasy echoed through the hillside. “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” ¹
Then the sky lit up as though the noonday sun shone. I flung my arm across my forehead to shield my eyes from the splendor. Countless angels joined the first one in a breathtaking song …
Tomorrow, we’ll recap the past week’s meditations via an art video.
See you in a twinkling,