The power of feel love for and joy that Christmas brings has exacting meaning in Sri Lanka today as we come closer to bringing down the barriers of distrust and overcoming the fear of fear that have torn our society unconnectedly for so long said President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a Christmas Day communication.
"The Spirit of Christmas has better meaning as it reaches out to soothe the poor and distress among humans, defend all beings that tear this earth with us, and is well-known with the effortlessness of Christian education," the message said.
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The fair of Christmas brings to the world the glad news of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, more than two millennia ago.
The message of universal love, compassion and pardon given to us by Jesus Christ, the Son of God, has increase all through the world transcending all barriers of country, nationality, race, ethnicity and verbal communication.
The spirit of love and joy that Christmas brings has special relevance in Sri Lanka today as we come closer to bringing down the barriers of mistrust and overcoming the fear of terror that have torn our civilization apart for so long.
The birth of the youngster Jesus in a modest stable in Bethlehem, signifies the wider vision of Christian love which seeks to embrace all sentient beings and the kind aid of usual world. In today's world pressed into tragedy through human greed. The strength of Christmas has greater meaning as it reaches out to comfort the poor and distress among humans, protects all beings that split this earth with us, and is well-known with the ease of Christian education.
I wish you a Happy and nonviolent Christmas.