A Christmas tartan green and red,
much like a tapestry of thread,
portrays the grace for which Christ bled
to give us life eternal.
For woven in that joyful plaid
are cruel stripes our Savior had
inflicted by a mob most mad
who caused his crucifixion.
The Savior born amid the hay
would die to take our sins away.
What we unwrap this Christmas Day
is only the beginning.
Here’s to the rest of the story…