“A Voice, a Chime, a Chant Sublime”

If you don’t have presents to wrap/buy or lights to string right now, I thought I’d show you this little poem someone wrote about Christmas many years ago. It’s “Christmas Bells” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It’s been a favorite of mine for a while just because the words are so beautiful (the title of thisContinue reading ““A Voice, a Chime, a Chant Sublime””

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Poem of the Week: “Love Came Down at Christmas”

“Love Came Down at Christmas” by Christina Rossetti Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, love divine; Love was born at Christmas, Star and angels gave the sign. Worship we the Godhead, Love incarnate, love divine; Worship we our Jesus: But wherewith for sacred sign? Love shall be our token, Love shall be yoursContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Love Came Down at Christmas””

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Because It’s the Fourth

Happy Independence Day, all you lovely readers! (Unless you live in India, England, Romania, or a plethora of other countries, in which case, happy Friday.) I tried to embed the below video from the movieΒ Yankee Doodle Dandy on the page, but WordPress isn’t cooperating. In that case, here’s the link: http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/238963/Yankee-Doodle-Dandy-Movie-Clip–Yankee-Doodle-Boy.html  

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Happy Memorial Day!

I certainly hope you’ve all had a good Memorial Day and that everyone has enjoyed their day off! Memorial Day has largely become a day for picnics and parties, barbequing chicken and buying discounted mattresses. But it’s also a day for remembrance, a day to stop for a moment and think about the men andContinue reading “Happy Memorial Day!”

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