in the stillness of this night
you sent your almighty Word to pierce the world’s darkness
with the light of salvation:
give to the earth the peace that we long for
and fill our hearts with the joy of heaven
through our Saviour, Jesus Christ.
My Christmas Message
Blessings to you and yours for the Christmas Season and for the Year of Our Lord 2023. Thank you for being part of this virtual community.
Linus Drops His Security Blanket
Here is a short video clip from A Charlie Brown Christmas!
NB: at 1:00, Linus says: “Fear not!” At that moment, Linus drops his blanket. May this story, often repeated (including on this site!), and those words in particular, repeated beyond this story, be comfort enough for each of us…
Whether you regard the Christmas Season as concluding on Christmas Day, Epiphany, the Baptism of the Lord, Candlemas, the Sunday following Candlemas, or are Orthodox, or Armenian, and celebrate the Incarnation on another day and see the season differently… in the Southern Hemisphere, and certainly in Aotearoa-New Zealand, this is our go-slow time… posts may be less frequent than usual. Use the search box to find things of interest. Do check out:
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