The 12 Dais of Christmas

A playful parody with a profound message of hope

You don’t need me to tell you that this Christmas has been tough. Before Covid was even on my radar, I created a Spoken Word film and book – unwrapping Christmas and suggesting that sometimes it can be a messy time of year. No doubt this Christmas there’ll be mess with bells on.

This year I wanted to create something which would bring both festive cheer and feature hope. This piece is a playful take on a Christmas classic, but I pray that it points you to profound comfort – a baby born in the mess, for our mess. The very one who came to offer us a vaccine, that – if we want it – means we’ll never be socially distanced from God.

(If your internet connection looks unstable – fear not, it may just be part of the video!)


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