Nazareth to Bethlehem
A long lonely walk
Especially for Joseph
Who walked and thought
Thought of the future
How things would be tough
About the angel
Who changed all this stuff

Finally arrived to a cold review
Got no rooms
A stable must do
Amid the muck of the barnyard flock
Mary gave birth to a beautiful child
Joseph was warmed by his view

A baby wrapped in swaddling cloth
Mother and child and dad in a stable
Suddenly shepherds arrived on the scene
Telling them all they had heard and seen
The Savior had come to earth
It was this child of lowly birth

CC 12/11/04