Charms

When I was a little girl my godmother, Aunt Camie, would give me a charm for a bracelet she started for me one Christmas. Every year I would wait with great anticipation to see what the charm would… Read More

Not armor, just socks

Today’s advent devotion is from the book Season of Promises by Mitch Finley: The Advent season is a season of homely things—”homely” in the dictionary’s first meaning of the word, “characteristic of the home or of home life.”… Read More

Art & Faith

As this advent series nears its destination, I leave you with this remarkable excerpt by Madeleine L’Engle (from Winter Song) alongside Robert Graham’s extraordinary bronze sculpture of the Virgin Mary from the grand entrance to Our Lady of… Read More

A Social Media Christmas

Yes, it’s true. Mary and Joseph are on Facebook now. I so enjoyed this wholly creative and thoroughly modern take on the Christmas story. Everything old is made new again….

Merry December!

Today marks the first day of Hanukkah, and tomorrow the first day of Winter, and then, on Saturday, there is Christmas Eve and in the morning, Christmas Day, and right on its heels, Kwanzaa. For weeks now, we… Read More