Our decorations were packed away yesterday, after the twelve days of Christmas had concluded. I noticed a story about why the Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas decorations remain on display until February 6. Looking around it seems various media sources have been reporting the story; the earliest I found was from Hello! back on December 26. The …
Aaron Wilson reflects on the idea that if the incarnation of God in the birth of Jesus is an amazing idea, then the implication that God was incarnate in a collection of cells some nine months earlier is mind-boggling. Nine months before Christmas morning, Jesus went from ruling the world in heaven with His Father …
This version of O Come, O Come Emmanuel is by vocal duo Shane and Shane. It took me a second or two to adjust to just how high the vocals are at the start.
Today we add a male a capella version of O Come, O Come Emmanuel for Pitch Perfect fans out there. I’ll look around for a female version.
Ordinary Time are an acoustic/folk trio. O Come, O Come Emmanuel featured on Good News, their fifth album released in 2016.
This page at Facts and Trends features ten moments when Christmas related church activities did not go to plan. Most feature children and animals. These are meant to be salutary warnings, not ideas, folks. Here’s one with a Christmas camel, who does not seem to come off worse for wear.
With life getting more crowded we have to get started on some Christmas observances as little early. And it isn’t Christmas without some Hans. And some antipasto and snacks.