Micah 5:2-5a and Matthew 1:18-2:15
Scripture readings follow Brian's McLaren's alternative lectionary in his book We Make the Road by Walking.
Here's a link to a poem of Gary Snyder's -- For the Children -- an appropriate selection for the stories about King Herod in Matthew this Third Sunday in Advent.
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