Santa Claus

A Christian Zealot Santa Claus is a legend born in centuries of imagination, but his origins take us back to a 4th century holy man whose fervor and generosity characterized him as a Christian zealot. Saint Nicholas, bishop of Myra, was born during the persecutions of Diocletian in what is...

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The Wise Watch, the Wise Follow the Light

The wise men watched the skies. These men of night vision cataloged constellations and planets. The sighting of the “Star” must have been a moment unlike any other for them. Comets and asteroids came and went, but this Light was of another kind. It stood still, as if to show...

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Christmas From Berlin

Christmas is about getting as much as it is about giving. Apparently though, this is a thing we are all having a hard time doing: Getting. I couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve heard, “Oh, why did you get this for me? I haven’t gotten anything for you!” In...

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Christmas Voices

Fa la la la la, la la la la Christmas has a lot of voices ringing. Fa la la la la, la la la la. We have the angel voices, the shepherds voices , Mary’s, the wise men’s, and then Herod’s and the bad guys’ too. There’s a plethora of...

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