Charles Dicken’s classic celebrates the hospitality, and generousity of spirit Scrooge finds following his Christmas Eve adventure with the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. He is a man changed. God Bless us, Everyone. Stave 5 is perhaps my favorite Christmas reading of all. Stave 5 Yes! and the bedpost was his own. The […]
Are you having a Charlie Brown Christmas?
“I think there must be something wrong with me, Linus. Christmas is coming, but I’m not happy. I don’t feel the way I’m supposed to feel. I just don’t understand Christmas, I guess. I like getting presents and sending Christmas cards, and decorating trees and all that, but I’m still not happy. I always […]
by Hans Christian Andersen. Out in the woods stood such a pretty little fir tree. It grew in a good place, where it had plenty of sun and plenty of fresh air. Around it stood many tall comrades, both fir trees and pines. The little fir tree was in a headlong hurry to grow up. […]
There is a Santa Claus
Yes, Virginia … Editorial of The New York Sun, 1897 Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age. They do not believe except they see. They think that nothing can be which is not comprehensible by their little minds. All minds, Virginia, whether they be men’s […]