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An Unexpected Advent of the Messiah

The setting was not a stable in Bethlehem, but Macy’s Department Store in Philadelphia.  The time was not Christmas, but October 30, 2010 at high noon.  The attendants were not shepherds, but shoppers.  The singers were not angels, but 650 choristers from 28 different participating organizations.  Nonetheless, in this secular setting, the Messiah arrived and brought joy and good cheer […]