“O Holy Night” and the End of Oppression

“O Holy Night” and the End of Oppression

I participated in a social media debate (yes, I know better) ranking classic Advent and Christmas hymns in the weeks leading up to Christmas Day. The lead candidate was “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.” This is understandable. The melodic, somber chords beautifully convey...
An Empty Tree

An Empty Tree

Our Christmas tree is empty. For 26 years, our family has decorated a Christmas tree.  However, for some reason – and none of us truly really know why – we have left the Christmas tree empty this year. We have been traveling more this year than ever...
Look Back | Who Is Jesus?

Look Back | Who Is Jesus?

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Advent Lectionary | Is There Room? Are We Ready?

Advent Lectionary | Is There Room? Are We Ready?

We are making ready our hearts to receive the Christ Child. Well, not really. Like the innkeeper, we have no room. There are already too many people in our house and who has time to set up a nursery? Instead, many of us are knee deep in wrapping paper, bows and tape,...