Tag Archives: Holiday

Away in a Manger

When I was a kid, our homemade crèche paled next to the other decorations that filled our home at Christmastime. Here was all this potential for real magic — a story supported and perpetuated by the Church and society — but it just hit … Continue reading

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Fruitcake Weather

It’s always the same: a morning arrives in late November, and my friend, as though officially inaugurating the Christmas time of year that exhilarates her imagination and fuels the blaze of her heart, announces: “It’s fruitcake weather! Fetch our buggy. … Continue reading

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