Blessed are the poor
As we enter the Advent season, society gets busy and swayed by all the commercial initiatives to encourage us to buy more than we need and spend money that we don’t have. Most people let themselves go into the current of consumerism and try to find a short-lived enjoyment in clothes, high tech gadgets, furniture, food and drink.
For two thousand years people have been fascinated by the person of Jesus. He has inspired ordinary individuals and leaders of empires. He has been interpreted, followed, argued over and worshipped all over the world. Even our calendar is organised around his birth.