This year I have understood a little more about Joseph’s predicament. Weary after many miles of uncomfortable travel with a heavily pregnant wife, Mary, he was finding it difficult to find a suitable place for the baby to be born.

In this country and probably all over the world, we are facing rejection. We can’t visit neighbours and friends, at times we can’t go to hairdressers, gyms, concerts and many other places. Because of covid we are not welcome.

Joseph, we are learning about rejection.