Category Archives: angel

Snowed in

I love to watch snow falling, such a peaceful thing to do, so quiet, the world hushed, traffic minimal. I’m not keen on driving or walking in the stuff, but it’s there, crunching, crusty underfoot … SNOWED IN I watch … Continue reading

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The Mary Window

It’s not just Mary that we remember during these days, there’s Joseph too though he gets very little attention. But anyway today, it’s Mary … THE MARY WINDOW she’s held                                     in stained glass young woman captivated by wide-winged angel head … Continue reading

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Advent Candles

The time to listen, to be aware, that it’s not simply Christmas with all its busyness but the coming of a Child … ADVENT  CANDLES listen to the prophets speaking              speaking of a child to come Child to … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Christmas is just over the horizon and, of course, all shopping is done, baking finished … hopefully! But the celebration is coming, complete with solstice, new baby, angels and shepherds. What more can one ask?… CHRISTMAS EVE   (Triolet) joyous stars … Continue reading

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Angels and Shepherds

Christmas Day has come and gone, but the story continues, and continues to engage us in mystery and wonder. And, to keep the fun and glory of it, try my favourite flash mob, of the Hallelujah Chorus at a Food … Continue reading

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Procrastination

Getting ready for Christmas takes a l-o-n-g time, at least it does for me, months in fact. And, of course, life goes on and daily life has to be taken care of so I get disorganized and do things in … Continue reading

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The Stranger

Christmas Eve. A day of mystery and last-minute preparations but, at the end of the day, hopefully a time to gather and reflect, to find peace with one another … A THE STRANGER comes a Stranger to the stable                                                 small … Continue reading

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Told Again

We’ve been telling the Christmas story for two thousand years. It’s been added to with tales of Mary and Joseph’s travels, embellished by Father Christmas stories, embroidered by legends of the fourth Wiseman. But it remains the story of a … Continue reading

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