Tag: Advent

  • The Tale of the Advent Log

    The Tale of the Advent Log

    Christmas is my favorite season of the year.  The scents, the symbols, the decorations all tend to create a festive, if not reflective time when we have yet another opportunity to cherish family, our traditions, and the faith that makes life meaningful. Unfortunately, the commercialization and secularization of Christmas have distracted us from much of […]

  • Chasing the Shadows of Christmas

    Chasing the Shadows of Christmas

    I love Christmas. I love the way the house is lit up with lights and decorations. I love the baking of Christmas cookies, the seasonal scents of balsam, cinnamon, and gingerbread. Who doesn’t enjoy the familiar Christmas tunes that admittedly start playing way too early, yet help create such a festive atmosphere? But what I […]