Advent to Candlemas (Vol. 2)

God's Design

His straw so thin, her smile so wide
When our Lord Jesus would abide
With us so sore who him denied,
Whose Godly self he set aside.

Low was the lamp, radiant the star
Which drew the magi to the bar
Where wealth and calculation jar
with love he came to show we are.

Sour was the vinegar, sweet the wine,
That vintage of our Saviour's vine
Where we and Jesu fast entwine
Inseparable in God's design.