Tag Archives: Christmas story

Christmas on the Run

Christmas goes so quickly. We prepare for weeks and it’s gone, all the excitement, the joy, the sharing, the calm centre, gone in a blink, at least, that’s how I find it … A A CHRISTMAS ON THE RUN I … 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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Spectral Cinders

Hallowe’en next week, when ghosts, goblins and other strange visions abound. Really weird encounters occur on the street, or at the door, at this time of year and leave one pondering … SPECTRAL CINDERS surprised by time                                             ghosts pick fairy-tale … 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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Joseph and Mary

I’ve always wondered about Joseph and Mary. Off they went, Mary heavily pregnant, on a jolting journey. I suppose Mary couldn’t be left at home to have the baby in peace, but imagine how she felt, day after day, hoping … Continue reading

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Tradition

News Flash!  My father’s poetry, originally published in 1945, has just been re-issued by Flagon Press, U.K., under the title ‘Flowers in the Minefield’, James Crowden the editor and researcher. Check out my book page for ‘A Summer Father’ for … Continue reading

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