…as warming rays fade, comes the warmth of the human voice…

…to brighten even the bleakest mood…

 


…night falls, but others toil…

…and in the cold, nameless but joyful – as the story goes…

…of course, we await the traditional Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols…


…adding richness to the brew, a splendid chorus…

…a legendary chorus that comes to the world, especially every Christmas Eve morning with A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, an annual tradition that always starts with

And from such a performance came,

where the voices warm the spirit, and no religious affiliation needed…