Can I have a Word?

by 3arn0wl

He went to St. Nick’s early, as usual – well before his job as a Science Technician started – and, as was his custom, said Matins.

Today was a special day though.  He loved the poetry of John 1 – he was reciting it as much from memory, as reading it out loud.  And Handel’s wonderful music flooded into his mind as he read Isaiah 9.  He didn’t need to open his psalter for the Psalm either – he just hummed Crimond to himself.

And so it was that Tom Bell (26) quietly marked the birth of Christ yesterday, well away from the commercial rituals of Saturnalia.

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