Advent Day 12: Jesus as a Refugee

As I contemplate Mary and Joseph this season – wandering far from home on the eve of their child’s birth with no where to stay and no one to welcome them in – I am reminded that our Savior’s first human identity was as a refugee. Our Greenpoint Church Children will soon be acting out the Biblical Story for us, but until then, I leave you with this affirmation of faith from the Salt Project: