Archive for December 19th, 2021

GC Myers Christmas OrnamentsChristmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.

― G.K. Chesterton

Leave it to G.K. Chesterton, creator of the Father Brown series of detective novels and a famed debater, to point out the built-in paradox of the coming holiday.

I am not going to add to or comment on his thought this morning. You can do that bit of work for yourself.

I am just going to add this week’s Sunday Morning Musical selection which is a version of God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen from Ian Anderson accompanied by a German youth orchestra from back in 2006.

For those of you not familiar with Ian Anderson, he was the flamboyant front man and flutist for Jethro Tull. He maintains a bit of his rock star animation in this version and there are moments when I expect him to end one of his flute solos with a bellowed Aqualung! or Locomotive Breath! 

He doesn’t, of course. Nevertheless, it is an entertaining piece of video. Enjoy.

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