Tag Archives: Holidays

Our Passover

Tonight we’re grateful to celebrate Passover with some new friends, many of whom have not experienced it before. Passover, 2013 Since before our eldest daughter was old enough to remember, we have celebrated Passover together as a family. The tradition … Continue reading

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The Winter Hexagon

Index of Christmas holiday posts “He is wise in heart and mighty in strength… who alone stretched out the heavens and trampled the waves of the sea; who made the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the chambers of the … Continue reading

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The first Christmas gifts

Index of Christmas holiday posts In recent years I’ve prepared a core Christmas gift for a fairly large number of students, house guests, nieces and nephews. Last year it was copal (the precursor to amber) and the previous year it … Continue reading

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Welcome all wonders – Richard Crashaw on the Incarnation

Index of Christmas holiday posts One of my favorite classical Christmas CDs is Welcome All Wonders!, which includes a musical arrangement of my favorite Christmas poem. Ever since the girls were very young, whenever we have gathered together to light … Continue reading

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Earthrise: Christmas blessing from space

Index of Christmas holiday posts “Give us, O God, the vision which can see Your love in the world in spite of human failure. Give us the faith to trust Your goodness in spite of our ignorance and weakness. Give … Continue reading

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Little Women, lifelong children

“My child, the troubles and temptations of your life are beginning and may be many, but you can overcome and outlive them all if you learn to feel the strength and tenderness of your Heavenly Father as you do that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving – family devotion

Index of Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday posts Happy Thanksgiving! Before or after watching A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, discuss some scriptures about giving thanks: 1. Psalm 50:23. What may we do that will prepare our hearts to see God’s salvation revealed? … Continue reading

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