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Crashing the Creche

Merchants running with their carts like peddlers at a parade, camp prostitutes trying to get a look at the baby, roman soldiers investigating the cause of the commotion, animals in an uproar and at least a few heavenly guardians in the room. The night was certainly holy, but definitely NOT silent. Now I need to find a bunch of new figures for my nativity scene! Continue reading

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Christmas; A Radical Approach

Have your Christmas traditions become “Same old, same old”?  Is your holly not so jolly and you tinsel totally tarnished? The commercialization of Christmas has taken the day in a direction far from its original foundations. There’s a word for … Continue reading

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Walking to Emmaus

There’s a small town in Pennsylvania named Emmaus.  The town has just over 11,000 people living in just under 3 square miles.  Emmaus is home to Rodale – the publishers of Organic Gardening magazine and many other fine magazines and … Continue reading

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