Advent 11: Christmas is Really for the Children by Steve Turner (Thanks Clare)

Christmas is really for the children. Especially for children who like animals, stables, stars and babies wrapped in swaddling clothes. Then there are wise men, kings in fine robes, humble shepherds and a hint of rich perfume. Easter is not really for the children unless accompanied by a cream filled egg. It has whips, blood,Continue reading “Advent 11: Christmas is Really for the Children by Steve Turner (Thanks Clare)”

Advent 9: The Magi (Thanks Clare. And T S Eliot)

The Journey of the Magi “A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.” And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. There were times weContinue reading “Advent 9: The Magi (Thanks Clare. And T S Eliot)”