Isn’t there a verse in Isaiah somewhere that predicts, “The lion shall lie down with the lamb”? Do you think somewhere in that same chapter there’s a verse that predicts, “And the Jewish dog greeting card shall be displayed next to the postcard depicting the Pieta“? Because lo! it has come to pass:

It’s a dim picture (the roommate believes in lighting effects), so here’s a close up of the postcard from a friend in Rome, with Mary mourning the body of Jesus:

And here’s a close-up of the Hanukkah card from another friend, with a very nice dog:

And they are both co-existing peacefully at the base of my crazy twig tree. If that isn’t a sign of the season and God’s love for us ALL, I don’t know what is.