This Jesus

The focus of our Christmas, this series even, tends to be presents, tradition, family, baking.  All good things. But in case you missed it, or in case I wasn’t completely clear, let me introduce you to someone. Remember my niece, singing “Away in a Manger” to her baby Jesus?  She had it right. I wantContinue reading “This Jesus”

Remembering Christmas

We walked into church one Christmas Eve to a stunning display in the foyer. There was a shining gold and silver tree stretching to the ceiling, lights were glowing everywhere, and poinsettias filled every corner.  It was magnificent. As we walked into the church sanctuary we noticed it was dark and cold. There were no decorations – just aContinue reading “Remembering Christmas”