“Welcome, all wonders in one sight!
Eternity shut in a span;
Summer in winter; day in night;
Heaven in earth, and God in man.
Great little one, whose all-embracing birth
Lifts earth to heaven, stoops heav’n to earth.”
(From “In the Holy Nativity of our Lord” Richard Crashaw (1612-1649)
(Photo: R. L. Floyd)