Tag Archives: Christmas

The Shit Hole We’re In

Once, there was a toddler that fell into a shit hole and he was crying and crying. The people around gathered and tried to get him out. Some suggested to drop a rope or a ladder but the toddler wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Two Christmas Stories

There are two Christmas stories in the Gospels, one by Luke and the other one by Matthew. The one by Luke is the story we are most familiar with: baby in a manger wrapped in swaddling clothes, a chorus of … Continue reading

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Magi And Epiphanies

Today is the Feast of the Epiphany. Traditionally, this is the Christmas celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church. In many countries in the West, this is the Feast of the Three Kings, when children, specially in Spain, get to receive … Continue reading

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The Magic Of Christmas

The magical season of Christmas is about to be over. Driving around the neighborhood today, I noticed that many homes have taken down their Christmas trees now laying by roadside waiting for pick-up by garbage collectors. The presents under the … Continue reading

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The Fourth Candle

In preparation for Christmas, we lighted four candles to get us ready for the coming of Jesus. Each candle represented four virtues that Jesus brought and taught to us. The first candle is the candle of Hope. Christ is the … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Eve Spirit Moment

Originally posted on Spirit Moments:
Another year is about to end and a new one will be upon us in a few more hours. We celebrate the event with a lot of noise and fanfare, marking yet another transition for…

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How God Is With Us

I look with joy at the Child in the manger and wonder, “What Child is this who, laid to rest on Mary’s lap, is sleeping?” And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us. Emmanuel – God is with … Continue reading

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