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By Constance T. Hull, Catholic Exchange, Dec. 16, 2021
Constance T. Hull is a wife, mother, homeschooler, and a graduate with an M.A. in Theology with an emphasis in philosophy. Her desire is to live the wonder so passionately preached in the works of G.K. Chesterton and to share that with her daughter and others. …
The world, in many ways, seems to be going mad. Things that should be simply a matter of common sense are no longer accepted as truth. More and more people see the spiritual darkness growing. Mankind has always needed a Savior, but it seems to be clearer and clearer how much we need Him to shed light in the darkness now. The Christ-Child born at Christmas is the light we need to share with the world. We cannot hide that light. We must boldly proclaim it to the world.
The Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord is the time we celebrate the fulfillment of God’s plan to bring light to a fallen world. His plan of redemption. As C. S. Lewis said in Mere Christianity:
Enemy-occupied territory — that is what this world is. …