There’s nothing to fear from a little baby. Especially not this one. Place your finger in His palm and He’ll wrap His hand around it without a thought for your faults. It’s what babies do, but this baby makes all things new. He’ll make you new. Kiss the child; He’ll kiss you back. Stay there and adore Him, in the company of Mary, Joseph, the shepherds, and the farm animals. A newborn can’t see very far, so you’ll have to get very close. And up very close to this child, there is nothing but peace and innocence, the kind that restores whatever you lost. He brings nothing but healing in His tiny hands, and the radiance of infinite love in His sweet face.