Bethlehem – where the inn had no room.
Bethlehem – where Jesus was born from Mary’s womb.
Bethlehem – where “a Savior is born” the angel voice boomed.
Jerusalem – where the cross loomed.
Jerusalem – where Jesus laid in a borrowed tomb.
Jerusalem – where Jesus emerged from the cold cocoon.
Baptismal – where we become the bride of Jesus the groom.
Baptismal – where we are delivered from tomb’s dark gloom.
Baptismal – where grace is unloosed for our blessing and boon.