Tagged: Christmas

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Sacred Music Sunday: Jacob’s Ladder

I remember when I was in seminary we learned one day about the story of Jacob’s vision of a ladder with angels going up and down it. I hadn’t heard the story previously, and...

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The Forgotten Women of the Nativity

Last month, I unpacked my nativity set with my toddler son, handling the smooth olivewood figures carved in Bethlehem for purchase by eager Christian tourists. We named the figures as we put them in...

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Sacred Christmas Music Monday

I know that with the inability to sing in large groups, many people are missing their traditional Messiah Sing-along. I participate in the Temple Hill Symphony Orchestra that usually performs in the auditorium up...

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A Christmas Sacrament Meeting, the Sequel

Last Christmas, for the second consecutive year, I was charged with creating the Christmas Sacrament Meeting program in my local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) ward as part of my calling...