As one might expect on the eve of Christmas Eve, many bloggers around our RevGalBlogPal ring are posting stories about Christmas: sharing memories, writing poems, humming favorite tunes, counting down the days, or pondering hard questions.
Probably you’re doing something similar, whether in conversation with others or within your own spirit, whether at the frantic pace of “There are too many things still to do!” or at the peaceful pace of “Let Christmas come.” Regardless of pace, Christmas will come and we will tell again The Story even as we tell again our own stories in this poignant season. So grab your favorite holiday beverage and take time for a few Christmas stories to comfort your spirit and hearten your imagination.
* Jane’s Journey cherishes ecclectic & diverse nativity scenes, including one with Cookie Monster.
+ Spacious Faith pays attention to the interconnectedness of Incarnation and creation.
* Faith in Community ruminates over childhood memories and wonders what the “look” of Christmas is.
+ Rev. Momma prays for the writing of the Christmas Eve sermon: “Lord Jesus, it is not up to me.”
* At The Edge, there is a yearning for peace.
+ Don’t Eat Alone finds beauty in the mingling of the sun’s color and the night’s shadows, and names the difficulty of those sames spaces.
What are your favorite stories at this time of year? In the comments, share a memory or a song, a book title or a recipe, a holiday grief or a Christmas wish; and if you’ve blogged your holiday stories, share the link too!
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