"He found himself grinning all the way down the hall.
"Something was stirring in him, something strong and deep and definite. Suffice it to say he was beginning to know that Christmas was coming--not just on the calendar but in his very soul.
"This morning, Cynthia's reading had explained everything:
"'The Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen His glory.'"--Jan Karon, Shepherds Abiding