Tag Archives: Christmas

Where’s the Turkey?

Put up the lights before it snows and then let the rest of Christmas wait until we give thanks for the blessings we’ve already received. Continue reading

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Crashing the Creche

Merchants running with their carts like peddlers at a parade, camp prostitutes trying to get a look at the baby, roman soldiers investigating the cause of the commotion, animals in an uproar and at least a few heavenly guardians in the room. The night was certainly holy, but definitely NOT silent. Now I need to find a bunch of new figures for my nativity scene! Continue reading

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Christmas; A Radical Approach

Have your Christmas traditions become “Same old, same old”?  Is your holly not so jolly and you tinsel totally tarnished? The commercialization of Christmas has taken the day in a direction far from its original foundations. There’s a word for … Continue reading

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The Chair

The reasons a chair might be empty are numerous. At our house, we have some missing family members when we gather around our table; family members we wish were still there with us. We also miss friends who used to join us for meals when we lived far from where we are now. Continue reading

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The Christmas Guest

Who’s coming to your house tonight?  “The Christmas Guest” by Helen Steiner Rice is my favorite Christmas poem.  I hope you enjoy it.  Merry Christmas! It happened one day near December’s end, Two neighbors called on an old-time friend And … Continue reading

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Angels Among Us

I traveled past the famed Anaheim Angels Stadium hundreds of times while living in Southern California.  When I was twelve, I played Little League Baseball and chose to play for the Little League Angels because Nolan Ryan came to the … Continue reading

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Royally Skewed

I’m sharing this story because of the number of people I’ve found who don’t know about what happened.  On the day before Thanksgiving, a baby boy, only a few hours old, was left in a church in Queens, NY.  New … Continue reading

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