Light Actually

In the beginning of the classic Christmas film Love Actually, Hugh Grant’s character says in a voiceover: Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t … More Light Actually

Hear The Angels Sing: Two Thousand Years Of Wrong

Yet with the woes of sin and strife The world has suffered long; Beneath the angel-strain have rolled Two thousand years of wrong; And man, at war with man, hears not The love-song which they bring; O hush the noise, ye men of strife, And hear the angels sing. 1849: 14,000-15,000 civilians are massacred in … More Hear The Angels Sing: Two Thousand Years Of Wrong

Hear The Angels Sing: Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall Come!

O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel. Advent is a special time of the year. It’s a time of waiting expectantly for what is to come; waiting to celebrate the birth of … More Hear The Angels Sing: Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall Come!