Monthly Archives: December 2015

Hallelujah!

I have several Christmas videos that I have shared over the past several years, including this one, which I hope you’ll enjoy seeing again. If this video doesn’t make you smile and fill you with the simplest kind of joy, … Continue reading

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Pageant

There were angels everywhere. Also horses, cows, sheep, and shepherds. It was twenty minutes before the pageant, and our parish hall was teeming with excited children, posing with their halos, giving out hugs, munching on a sandwich or two. It … Continue reading

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Greetings from Thomaston

From Thomaston, Maine, that is, whence on the day after Christmas Jonnie Sue and I headed on the early (3 15 a.m.) Amtrak to spend, as is our wont, the week between Christmas and New Years with our daughter, Emily, … Continue reading

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Christmas at St. Alban’s Church: Both And

The liturgies were lovely.  We had four of them on Christmas Eve, one on Christmas Day and yesterday we celebrated the season with Christmas Lessons and Carols.  Thanks to the Flower Guild the church, as it always does but especially so … Continue reading

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Gift Received, Gift Given in Return

“Today, as we celebrate the Father’s gift to himself of his everlasting Word and the Father’s gift to us of that same Word in Jesus Christ, as we celebrate the unimaginable flowing forth of joy, generosity, and compassion, all we … Continue reading

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What Can I Give?

A former colleague was in town last week and during our catching-up conversation she mentioned that she enjoyed reading my weekly Daily Cup offerings. I was grateful for her kind words, of course, but told her that when people say … Continue reading

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Anticipation

Each year, a few weeks before Advent, the Advent calendars arrive in shops: cardboard images with twenty-five numbered doors, or wooden containers with numbered drawers; they help us count down the days from December 1st until Christmas Day. They build our … Continue reading

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