Do you remember the story from World War One When the Allies were fighting the hated Hun? A Christmas Truce was declared so they could bury their dead They came from the trenches, and somehow Herman shook hands with Fred.
Some presents were exchanged, though they didn’t have much Just cigarettes, cake, socks, handkerchiefs and such. Teams were selected and a soccer match was begun, They played for enjoyment, it didn’t matter who won. At the close of the
So briefly it was demonstrated just then, The possibility of “Peace on Earth–Goodwill to Men.”
Why do you suppose after more than two thousand years, We still celebrate this birth, that originally brought such fears? The skeptics laugh, but each year the story is retold, Of poor shepherds, who a host of angels did behold: And rich Princes from the East bearing gifts so grand Falling foul of Herod’s tyrannical hand.