Tag Archive | holidays
The decorations at our house finally went up December 22, and they won’t come down until January 6. Liturgically, the Advent season begins four Sundays before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. Culturally, “Christmas” starts the day after Halloween and ends as soon as the wrapping paper is dumped in the recycle bin. Liturgically, Christmastide […]
I am going to be derelict in my blog-writing duties, and just wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!
As I have mentioned several times in the last month or so, I love Christmas! The time from Halloween til after the new year, I’m the most excited, happy, etc. I just love this season. This year, though, my “merry” has a short in it. The fuse went out. I’m struggling. Lately, I’ve been focusing […]
Seek darkness and you will find it – even in Christmas. “Do you know when Jesus Christ was born?” the man at my door asked. “Sure,” I replied. “He was born in spring. Personally I believe it was April 6th to be exact.” The man blinked, but then shrugged. “Well, yes, spring time. So do […]