What had happened on Earth, when Maleldil [God] was born a man at Bethlehem, had altered the universe for ever. - from Perelandra
Sunday, December 20, 2009
"Always winter and never Christmas; think of that!"
from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
If you have close to 2' of snow on your sidewalk and are attempting to shovel out you can at least rest assured that Christmas will come and the snow will melt away. Until then, enjoy the beauty side of such a snowfall.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Just a hurried line...to tell a story which puts the contrast between our feast of the Nativity and all this ghastly "Xmas" racket at its lowest. My brother heard a woman on a 'bus say, as the 'bus passed a church with a Crib outside it, 'Oh Lor! They bring religion into everything. Look - they're dragging it even into Christmas now!"
from a letter to Mary Willis Shelburne, dated 29 December 1958
The Christmas season, for me, usually means my annual trip to the movie theater. I average about one trip a year and as far as I can r...