Christmas

Dreading the holidays? Finding your secret quiet space in the midst of the noise and chaos

Dreading the holidays? Finding your secret quiet space in the midst of the noise and chaos

Here we go again! Daylight savings time is over, the decorations are up in the stores: the march towards Christmas begins. And there’s so much to do! from decorating our homes … to cooking, entertaining and party-hopping … to buying and wrapping gifts … and mailing them … to making out cards … and mailing […]

Merry Christmas from Be As One!

Merry Christmas from Be As One!

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A Louisa May Alcott Christmas: “The Little Red Purse”

A Louisa May Alcott Christmas: “The Little Red Purse”

Originally posted on Louisa May Alcott is My Passion:
From the Christmas Tales and Stories collection (Laura Ciolkowski, editor) comes a sweet, albeit typical offering from Louisa May Alcott known as “The Little Red Purse.” Even though the essence of the story is very familiar (rich little girl learns how good it is to give…

Music for the Second Sunday of Advent and the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Music for the Second Sunday of Advent and the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

This song from my Wait with Me CD is derived from the Sunday liturgy’s first reading from Isaiah: And here is a song in honor of Mary for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Part of the Catholicmom Advent Wreath Link-Up Click to Tweet & Share: Music for the Second Sunday of Advent and the […]

Five minutes around the Advent Wreath can give new (quiet) meaning to Christmas

Five minutes around the Advent Wreath can give new (quiet) meaning to Christmas

My habit every Christmas is to spend a few minutes each morning in front of the Advent wreath on our dining room table. For those of you not familiar with this Roman Catholic tradition, one sets up a simple wreath with four candles in the middle. Three are purple and one is pink. The candles […]

Music for your waiting

Music for your waiting

It’s hard to believe Christmas is only a month away.  The waiting can be filled with much shopping, parties, busyness, noise, rushing around … not bad things, but the waiting can also be filled with quiet expectation. Time alone. Silence. So one can think, ponder and imagine the scene of the coming Messiah, born as […]

Preparing for Christmas: Veni Veni Emmanuel

Preparing for Christmas: Veni Veni Emmanuel

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