This first one is poignant because of what must be happening with holy family at the time the maid is recalling... more than thirty years after Bethlehem: The Maid-Servant At The Inn "It's queer," she said; "I see the light As plain as I beheld it then, All silver-like and calm and bright- We've not had stars like that again! "And she was such a gentle thing To birth a baby in the cold. The barn was dark and frightening- This new one's better than the old.
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In the wake of the senseless killing of the twenty children and their six teachers in Newton, Connecticut last week, there is some traction in the on-line world remembering the nation's unofficial children's pastor, the late Fred Rogers of the multi-decade television show, Mister Roger's Neighbourhood . Sometimes the object of jokes and parody, the fact remains that he was something of an icon of children's education and entertainment. His show lasted more than thirty years (1968-2001), and his gentle and patient persona affirmed and influenced generations of children.