Tagged: Advent


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...


Sacred Music Sunday: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Starting next Sunday, much of the Christian world will be celebrating Advent – a season of both preparing for Christmas by meditating on the birth of Jesus and looking forward to His return in...


pain & hope

I did my first leg workout last week, in something like seven years, and for the two days since then, I’ve been obsessed by my pain. When I sit still – to apply for...