Last fall, I received a letter from a student who said she would be “graciously appreciative” if I would tell her “just what enlightenment” I expected her to get from each of my stories. I suspect she had a paper to write. I wrote her back to forget about the enlightenment and just try to enjoy them.
My friend, Mako.
The shepherds have just seen a vision of angels and heard them singing and praising God.
But the shepherds do not comment on or sensationalize this marvel. Instead, they begin a quest.
True marvels lead us and rouse us to go forth.
(Msgr. Brian Mansfield)