Yes, we quickly recognize lines from that night before Christmas poem. What exactly were those sugarplum dreams dancing around in wee-one’s heads?
Joseph, concerned about Mary and their relationship, did not feel like dancing. Yet, in dreams, he found guidance and assurance. “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit; she will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins (Matthew 1:20b-21 RSV).”