“He’s grown, that baby,” is an observation made by the poet Ann Lewin. Though the Christmas idyll tends to romanticise baby Jesus lying in the manger, the fact is that he soon grew up. And had to face the harsh reality of life as a refugee. He came to be with us in the grown-up world where often there is adversity to face and difficult decisions to take. As we enter a new year, whatever it brings, we do well to ask ourselves the WWJD question: what would Jesus do?