Poet Cristina Legarda's tender poem "Mary" is written from the viewpoint of the mother of Jesus Christ, as she looks back with a heart full of love and sadness at moments with her divine child.
Born in the City of David
The story of the Nativity is told briefly in two books of the Bible, Matthew and Luke, where it is sparse next to the rich details and imagery of the countless retellings it undergoes each year.
The Rose-Pink Porcelain Bathtub
BY CHARLENE MOSKAL At around age seven I'd lie in tepid water in the rose-pink porcelain bathtub. I would look down the skinny length of me, close my eyes, imagine I was Jesus.