Tag Archives: Blue Christmas

Mary’s first Christmas

The first Christmas after he died, she spent the dawn remembering that night in Bethlehem, and the stars, and the straw. Continue reading

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When the heavens open

And Jesus: little, embryonic, speck of Jesus; what does he see, from such a soft and secret place? What does he know, from such a small beginning? Continue reading

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Blue Christmas homily

I remember one Christmas Eve years ago, when I was a Sunday School teacher trying to wrangle small children dressed as shepherds and herd animals dressed as small children and deal with both kings and wise guys and try not … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 22nd: Blue Christmas

Tonight, St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Elyria: Blue Christmas, for when Christmas hurts. A service of healing and hope, prayer, candlelight and Communion. Come and join us to lay down the heaviness of your own heart, or to help lift the hearts of … Continue reading

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