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Throughout history the word “light” has been used to portray goodness, charity, kindness, and salvation.
Light, after all, removes darkness—whether literally or metaphorically.
People say, “She lit up the room when she entered,” or “He is the light of my life.”
We understand the significance of those phrases.
During the Christmas season—when the amount of actual daylight is at its most limited—we are most fully aware that Christ is the light of the world. It seems rather fitting that in the long hours without light that we contemplate how He dispels the darkness in our lives. We are able to become keenly aware that He conquers the shadows that sometimes seem to overtake us. During the Christmas season we most fully realize that through the light of Christ we find our way to the Father.
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