A manger is a trough used to feed livestock. Mary and Joseph created a crib for Jesus out of a manger and in so doing they prepared a place for hope and love to rest.
Where have you prepared a space for hope and love to enter? (post your comments below or on our facebook page @bandonpresbyterian)
“Fling wide the portals of your heart; make it a temple, set apart from earthly use for heaven’s employ, adorned with prayer and love and joy,”
Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates, was written by Georg Weissel in 1642, and translated by Catherine Winkworth.