Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like … Christmas Cactus

Just a few of this morning’s hints of Christmas here at Dra’Faven:

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Kalamazoo has a dusting of white outside, but December’s steel gray, short days make little spots of light and color all the more enjoyable. I love the contrasts of this season: dark and light, cold and cozy, busy and still. How do you bring warmth and glow into a chilly world? In what ways do you allow yourself to shine regardless of the weather, news, or your surroundings? What small act feels like a celebration just for you, just for now?

A Little Holiday Cheer…

… because there just aren’t that many days of the year when you can go full on elf!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Valerie Tarico Christmas Articles

Valerie Tarico, author of “Trusting Doubt,” has written a series of articles that answer a lot of the questions that arise around this time of year from people who just don’t quite fit into an easy round hole of Christmas traditions. You can click through to read each piece. Each photo comes from the article linked below it. I particularly love and agree with this advice: “Immerse yourself in the real gifts of the season – love, light, joy, generosity, kindness, gratitude, wonder and shared hope.”

Merry, merry, however you choose to honor this time of year.

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The Not-So-Virgin Birth of the Christmas Story

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

As read by Perry Como …

Happy Christmas to all and to all a good night!