As my eyes glanced over the Christmas curios on the shelf in Hobby Lobby, I reminded myself, “Only stuff of the true Christmas”. It has become my safeguard against the wanton spending I am tempted to engage in at this time of year. I rehearsed under my breath as I browsed: … Continue reading Lights are for Shining!
I remember the crazy rocking of the plastic flowers on top of the little pump organ in response to Aunty Patsy’s efforts. She coaxed the Christmas carol through its ancient fittings, pressing the pedals below with exuberance. First up, in the annual program, the children’s Sunday school class of the Church of the … Continue reading “Down From His Glory” – Condescension