After all the hard-hitting bad news of the past few weeks, it is worth taking a moment to stop and remember all that is good in this world.
Here is an excellent instrumental version of The First Noel.
No matter what happens, be it in our personal lives or in world events, the fundamental fact of our lives is that God came into this human world, in person, so that he might save and redeem us all. Let us never forget it.
And on the light-hearted side, a recent offering from Weird Al: