Maybe you’re not feeling very merry this Christmas, in this year of pandemic, economic recession, social unrest, and division. We seem to be social-distancing in more ways than one. Not … Continue Reading Merry Christmas?
One Christmas Eve, after placing a small figure of baby Jesus in its resin manger at our house, my then 4 or 5-year-old nephew asked, “But… is he… alive?” So … Continue Reading Christmas Cycle
–Lyrics by Scott Soper, 1994 Helpless and hungry, lowly, afraid, wrapped in the chill of midwinter, comes now among us, born into poverty’s embrace: new life for the world. Who … Continue Reading Child of the Poor