I Saw Three Trucks Come Sailin’ In


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Put understatedly, Christmas is a special time.  We Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, “the only Man born to die,” as Archbishop Fulton Sheen has said.  It is normally a time of great celebration.  We envision Saint Joseph and the Blessed Virgin Mary flanking our infant Lord and Saviour, in the wider context of a Bethlehem country stable, “because there was no room for them at the inn.”  We as Americans traditionally associate with this holiday (or, Holy Day) events ranging from family attendance at Midnight Liturgies, turkey dinners round grandma’s table with the extended family, unwrapping presents in some large living room with It’s a Wonderful Life in the background, and collective familial hopes for the coming new year.

For us truckers, Christmas can be different, and I found this out quite personally a few weeks ago.  Let’s talk about it; about the gift of Christmas to this…

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