Of Days and Seasons

It is that time of year again when we gather with family and friends, celebrating the season's particular feasts and memories, and I find myself contemplative. It is somewhat interesting, and maybe a bit sad, that we call these last couple months of the year The Holiday Season. In reality, there are holidays, and Holy …

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Poetry: Rossetti – In the Bleak Midwinter

In the bleak mid-winterFrosty 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-winterLong ago. I know very few poems by Christina Rossetti, but her winter and Christmas poems and songs have found a special place in my heart, and this one more than most. …

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Review: Behold

Image from Faith Potts' Website. Author: Faith Potts I learned about this little book recently as part of a Christmas giveaway. Happy for me, I won a copy! And I am so glad that I got to experience this delightful little book and that I get to share it with you. The subtitle really says …

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Review: A Christmas Carol

There is little wonder why this book has become a classic. Find yourself a copy, gather your family together, and read this short tale of a man who found his Help and a new life on the night before Christmas.