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Meditation

12/16/2015


When the song of the angels is stilled,
When the star in the sky is gone,
When the magi and the shepherds
have found their way home,
The work of Christmas begins:
To find the lost and lonely one,
To heal the broken soul with love,
To feed the hungry children
with warmth and good food,
To feel the earth below,
the sky above.
— Jim Strathdee

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau helps a young Syrian refugee try on a winter coat after she and others arrived Dec. 10 from Beirut at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. Trudeau met the first Canadian government plane carrying Syrian refugees as part of his pledge to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February. (CNS photo/Mark Blinch, Reuters)