To counteract the countdown of this season â€“ so many days until Christmas, so many days left of this year â€“ i decided to count up. High up. A billion struck my fancy for this yearâ€™s Christmas meditation. This gave me a surprising perspective: we are closer than i thought to that historic â€œSilent Nightâ€ of Bethlehem, yet, farther away than i realized from â€œPeace on earthâ€â€” or maybe not; it depends.
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