IT WAS NOT suddenly and unannounced that Jesus came into the world. He came into a world that had been prepared for him. The whole Old Testament is the story of a special preparation … . Only when all was ready, only in the fullness of his time, did Jesus come.
Phillips Brooks, The Consolations of God: Great Sermons of Phillips Brooks
We also celebrated our December babies, namely Nat, Meifong, Lynnett and Wenxing (Tiff and Joel too). Heather also generously provided a Christmas logcake, which the CG heartily enjoyed. :)