And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory,
the glory as of a father's only son, full of grace and truth.
— John 1:14
Lord Jesus, you became flesh and dwelt among us so you could speak with us, walk with us, pray with us, and even die with us. You became a human being among other human beings so nothing human would be alien to you, so in everything but sin, you could be like us. By doing this you showed the immense love of your heavenly father. Through Jesus we catch a glimpse of the father's divine love for humanity.
Let us pray. Jesus, in you the father's loving heart is glimpsed. Amen.