The following sermon by Rev. Jonathan Chesney was included in Church of the Holy Communion's Longest Night Service on Dec. 12, 2019.
It is the best of times; it is the worst of times.
The best, because, what could be bad about
emphasizing joy, peace, and good will?
About lifting up charity and kindness?
About giving gifts and spending time with loved ones?
The worst because, as a larger group,
we humans do not do nuance very well…...