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This Long Week

Christmas lasts for a full twelve days, but there’s just one week between Christmas and New Year and I’m never sure whether I should be watching Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, or playing party games … THIS LONG WEEK Christmas bells still … 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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No Hurries

I’ve given up on Christmas shopping … too hectic, and too stressful. So, in this time of looking for peace and quiet, I’m doing the simple thing … NO HURRIES no inching through long lines of traffic                             no worried look … Continue reading

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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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Blessed

Everything that was ever made, from stars, planets, oceans, insects, and humans, are blessed by the birth at Christmas, the time when we pause to consider light and darkness, the turn of the earth, and the wonder of how things … Continue reading

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Advent Journey

Advent is, for me, a time of inward looking, not just shopping and decorating, but checking on my inward state of being. Am I in touch with my deepest thoughts and feelings? Do I have any idea of where I’m … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

I’ve got tourtiére in the freezer for Christmas Eve but there’s a whole list of other things to do. I’ll do one thing at a time, cross them off that list and feel happy! Not panic time yet but getting … Continue reading

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