The tree is lopsided this year. Despite my best efforts, it either leans, or the star bends one way or the other, and don’t get me started on the ornaments. There are broken ornaments, ornaments that look like they came from garage sales or thrift stores, and even a few home-made ornaments. Some parts of … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2009
The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister
In The Liturgical Year, Joan Chittister explores the liturgy of the Catholic and more orthodox faiths. She begins by explaining what the liturgical year is and that it’s purpose “is to bring to life in us and around us, little by little, one layer of insight after another until we grow to full stature in … Continue reading
What Will You Give Jesus?
It must have been a long journey. Twenty-four months on camel back eating dust and sand. Two years following a star that pointed out not just the birth of a king, but the birth of THE King. Now these wise men, these magi, have arrived in the sleepy little town of Bethlehem. I wonder if … Continue reading