Tag: waiting

If You Ever Wonder

The light of a lonely purple candle on my coffee table signals the start of the Advent season.  For those who follow the liturgical rhythms of the Christian year, this season offers a holy invitation.  It stands sober and resolute, calling us to consider what promises might find fulfillment around the next turn. In many




A Christmas Truce

Whenever I hear the familiar drums of war, I know it’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. Many of my brothers and sisters in faith have made a tradition of trying to save baby Jesus from the onslaught of a politically correct “holiday” season. Our more zealous types denounce all the careful language of