Tagged: Christmas

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“ye who now will bless the poor…”

Dear friends, Merry Christmas! The message of the Wenceslas carol is dear: “ye who now will bless the poor shall yourselves find blessing.” As I consider what blessings we receive and what blessings we...

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Christmas After Faith Transition

My earliest Christmas memories are of deep drifts of snow visiting my grandparents house in New England. They lived on top of a big hill, and sometimes when it was too icy, we had...

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Advent and Offerings

I’ve never liked the song “The Little Drummer Boy.” The tune isn’t bad–I actually find the repetitive melody rather soothing–but the off-key “ching ching” of a triangle at the end of every phrase is...

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Play it Again/Ave Maria

Three is a magic number, they say. People talk about the Holy Trinity and three-legged barstools, but I think about the years when a couple has their first child.  They are years of abundance,...