Tagged: christmas

A Christmas Eve Reflection

By Elrena Evans In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria....

A Letter to Boy, Age Seven

By Elrena Evans Merry Christmas! I picked your card off the Christmas tree in my church because I have three boys of my own—two older than you and one younger—and I thought they might...

The Subversion of Advent

By Al Tizon How can a baby born during oppressed times in impoverished conditions save the world? It can't, unless that baby is Emmanuel, God With Us! The anticipation of the birth of Emmanuel...

Belief

By Katelyn Durst   The many tunnels honeycomb me in one by one,   I become frozen in deep blue. I become noisy as a bee cloud. I become holy like a rooted tree....