The story of Christmas follows a dissonant thread.
Untimely edict from Augustus Caesar forcing Mary and Joseph to travel 90 miles to Bethlehem on her final trimester.
No available room for child delivery for the One who created every space in our universe.
Born in an animal feeding trough, pungent hay included.
Yet, the divine script followed careful fiat.
The prophet Micah declared the little town of Bethlehem as the preordained birthplace.
The life of the Redeemer will reflect the unavailability of heart response.
The angels gave the shepherds a unique sign to locate the new-born Messiah: in a manger.
Dissonance is not the final word.
Resonance inks our redemption.