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Christmas Reflection

The Gift Of Love

The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion
The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.

have always had a vivid imagination. I imagine -- in fact I KNOW -- that we are LOVE made flesh. That is the gift each of us has to give.

What Caravaggio's Unusual Nativity Scene Teaches About Christmas

Kerry Weber | Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion
Kerry Weber

The holy family depicted here endured struggles, as modern families do, and they met those struggles with faith and perseverance and obtained the peace, if only fleeting, that we see in this painting.

The Very Pregnant Mary And Joseph Have A Chat

John Shore | Posted 02.19.2012 | Religion
John Shore

He told me not to be afraid, that I had found favor with God. "You will be with child," it said, "and give birth to a son. And you are to give him the name Jesus."

The Christmas We Are Waiting For

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

The waiting time for Christmas is almost over. But so what? After all, there is nothing special about waiting. It's what we're waiting for that matters.

'Then One Foggy Christmas Eve': A Christmas Meditation

Richard J. Mouw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard J. Mouw

It may be that, properly understood, the Rudolph story can actually nudge us in the direction of the Babe of Bethlehem.