Between Joy and Hope | A Christmas Reflection

TRANSCRIPT Our family loves watching A Charlie Brown Christmas, the 1965 animated special (we don’t care much for the more modern sequel).  It’s odd that something as seemingly frivolous as a cartoon can plumb the depths of Christmas. In the special, Charlie Brown is frustrated because his friends are putting on a Christmas pageant that […]

The Paradox of Christmas | Advent Devotional 3

New Advent Imange

Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” All this took place […]