14 December 2021

Agnus Dei...

At Advent when the Christmas trees go up and lights begin to glow,
The desires and expectations for material things can exceed reality.
Oh Star of Bethlehem, burning bright in the cold December night,
Guide us to the heavenly light of that first holy night in Bethlehem.
Let us give ourselves to Our Heavenly Father this Christmas, and
Receive His gift of eternal life in Heaven with those already there.
Peace on the Earth and goodwill to all men, women, and children.
Regardless of their race, creed, color of skin, and whom they love.
We have no worthy material gifts for God except tears of repentance,
And our tears of repentance are made genuine by our faith alone.
The love of God enables us to be forgiven as we forgive others.
Our proof of faith is our willingness to help the unfortunate,
While we wait for the Messiah to come and rescue us again.
Oh Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Oh Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, grant us peace.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, dona nobis pacem.


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I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. I have been living in Mexico since January 6th, 1999. I am continually studying to improve my knowledge of the Spanish language and Mexican history and culture. I am also a student of Mandarin Chinese.