The Birth of Christ is Observed

The Birth of Christ is observed

at the time of the Winter Solstice,

when the Sun leaves

the lowest point in the sky

and begins to climb

higher in the heavens,

celebrating the triumph

of Light over darkness,

promising hope in the midst of despair.

- Kathleen Collver

This block of lettering

shows the Gothicized Italic lettering and illumination in which

this piece is rendered