Easter is about more than bunnies and baskets. Here’s how you can transcend the commercial, and spend more time reverently preparing for Easter Sunday.
Lights do not shine in darkness unless darkness predominates. Darkness is how we come to know that light, not darkness, has positive substance, a substance not to be taken for granted.
Centuries of Christian tradition with some modern tweaks help our family prepare for and celebrate Christmas as it was meant to be.
Consider the value of Good Friday from the perspective of a liturgical calendar minimalist
The traditional Christian season of Lent offers an opportunity to prepare our minds and spirits for the church’s greatest celebration: Easter.
The 12 days of Christmas don’t end with Christmas. They begin on Christmas and feature parties, caroling, spiked egg nog and sales. Let’s bring ’em back.
You can almost imagine Advent Purists bursting into Fezziwig’s establishment on Christmas Eve, waving their calendars and brandishing their purple Advent candles. ‘Stop! Stop! This is a day of penance! You’re doing this incorrectly!’
I grew up Baptist and didn’t have much knowledge of the liturgical calendar. I thought “The Twelve Days of Christmas” was a silly song like “Frosty.” I was wrong.
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