Let It Snow

It first happened this year on Election Day. It was the first Tuesday in November. I hate election day. I know, I know. Most of you are thinking, “so do I.” But my reasons have nothing at all to do with politics. I am not here to talk about our broken electoral system or the…

Do You Hear What I Hear

Monday night, November 30th Eric & George “About seventy years back, I sat right where you are now.” “Huh?” The comment from some stranger almost startled me into falling. I was sitting on the ledge of the rooftop terrace with my feet dangling off the side. It was a chilly windy night, and the noise…

Little Drummer Boy

Come they told me Pa rum pum pum pum A new born King to see Pa rum pum pum pum Our finest gifts we bring Pa rum pum pum pum To lay before the kIng Pa rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum So to honor Him Pa rum pum pum pum When we come Little…

Silent Night

The stars seem especially bright tonight. These stars here in Bethlehem are the same stars I have seen a thousand times in my home of Nazareth. Mostly. Except for that one big bright one directly overhead. Where did that star come from? Will I ever get back to Nazareth? Doesn’t scripture say that this is where my boy is to be? Well, tomorrow He can be the Messiah. Tonight, he is just my precious baby.

25 Songs of Christmas #16 Away In A Manger

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Christmas songs, this one is almost certainly one of the first ones to come to mind. Although it isn’t one of my favorites, certainly no collections of Christmas songs would be complete without it. It is also one of the Christmas songs I most love…

25 Songs of Christmas #9 Little Drummer Boy

Have you bought all your presents yet? You’ve made the list. You’ve checked it twice. How do you determine what presents to give the naughty and the nice? For that matter, how do you determine what present to give grouchy old Aunt Matilda? No matter what you buy her, she’s gonna complain. Do you do…