The first two songs I ever learned as a kid were “Jesus Loves Me” and “Jesus Loves the


What’s more Christmas than children singing the old, old story?

Little Children.” I hadn’t heard those songs in years till the elementary kids choir sang them this morning at the end of the school Christmas program.

I may have been the only adult in the audience who sang along!  I couldn’t resist those charming lyrics that were seared into my memory—-and my heart—- at New Zion Baptist Church almost 60 years ago.

A touching moment in this Christmas season: I’m grateful and blessed to work in a school where we celebrate the fullness of Christmas.