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“A Christmas Carol” by Christina Rossetti

In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. Our God, Heaven cannot hold Him Nor earth … Continue reading

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Question Tuesday: Is Christmas Necessary?

Today in staff meeting we kicked around the question considered by the following article: Is Christmas Necessary? I know what I think. What do you all think? (You probably want to at least scan the article to get a context … Continue reading

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Question Tuesday: Advent: “Here Comes the Sun”

Or, “here comes the Son.” You know, whichever. See, my dear friend, Christine recently posited in her post “5 Christmas Songs You Should Be Singing, but Aren’t” over at Thinking through Christianity: Okay, I know [“Here Comes the Sun”] isn’t … Continue reading

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Real Adults Send Christmas Cards

Maybe someday I’ll get around to that. But until then, merry Christmas from me to anyone who is reading my blog on this chilly, but not too cold Texas night!

I have to confess. Christmas is not my favorite holiday. And it isn’t even the materialism, commercialism, blah, blah, blah that bothers me. Odd, right? I know. I have a difficult time — I’m holding my breath even typing this; like, ‘Can I really say what I’m about to say, knowing how absurd it sounds?’ — understanding the point. Yikes. There it is for the whole world to read! Continue reading

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