Over two thousand years ago, when three kings—wise men all—crossed the desert bearing gold, frankincense and myrrh to The Babe in the manger, little did they know what sort of tradition they were starting. Had they had foresight, telepathy or any kind of ability to see into the future, they might have thought better of bringing gifts to the Child as an expression of adoration. Nowadays, the expectations that Christmas brings, the commercialism, and the downright need for some sort of reciprocity amongst the gift-givers, has caused us all to lose sight of what is the real meaning behind exchanging gifts. Continue reading →
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Christmas to me has always meant a beach. Yes, you read that correctly: a beach. My grandmother was one of 11 children and by the time I was of school age, the surviving siblings had all moved to Florida to escape New York winters. This meant that, in order to be together for the holiday season, our immediate family was piled into a car for the three day drive from NY to Florida—the beach. Continue reading →
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Tagged Amy Hale Auker, Christmas, Crossed Trails, Eunice Boeve, Gambling on an Angel, Karen Casey Fitzjerrell, Love's Justice, memories, Paty Jager, Rightful Place, Rionna Morgan, The Dividing Season, western Christmas