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Category Archives: Christmas
Christmas greetings from our contemplative homeschool
(This is an edited version of my annual Christmas letter to friends and family.) A few years back, the boys would sing their own versions of familiar songs, with original rhymes. That Christmas, D proclaimed, “We three boys are traveling … Continue reading
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Silent night, silent God
Silence can be beautiful at Christmas. Picture the quiet of a night with new-fallen snow, or the hush in which only the breathing of an infant can be heard. But silence, when unwanted, can also be painful. Silence can mean … Continue reading
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