Happy Boxing Day, everyone. I know… we don’t celebrate that very-English holiday, but it seems appropriate, particularly since we have our very own English folk on staff. Historically in England, December 26 was devoted to the servants and workers who made Christmas delightful for their employers and others. In other words, everyone who worked hard […]
It‚Äôs the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
And often the busiest! Even as I try to create space to dwell upon the mystery of God coming to us in the form of baby, I find myself distracted by all of the places to go, things to do, and people to see that come with this season. There’s a law of the universe […]
One of the best things about Christmas is the music. Last night, I sat down at my piano and played through every Christmas carol in the hymnal… twice! (I particularly enjoyed a boogie-woogie version of Go Tell It On the Mountain, a rendition the original writers never imagined, I’m sure!) If you love Christmas music, […]
Lonely This Christmas
As a child one of my memories of Christmas was that my parents would always invite people into our home on Christmas day who found Christmas difficult or couldn’t spend it with their family. Each year for part of the day, someone would come to our home for food and drink and my family would […]