St. Boniface and the celebration of advent. George Grant tells the story in his inimitable and inspirational manner. If you don’t have Mr. Grant’s blog on your blogroll or bloglines, you should.
Sallie is planning to Celebrate a Year of Abundance at A Gracious Home in 2007. I’d like to find the right way for me and my family to participate in this “spiritual discipline” (and I do think it is a spiritual discipline) this year, but I’ll have to give it some thought.
Menwhile, The Anchoress and her brother write about It’s a Wonderful Life: “And the final lesson is not really about the inherent goodness of man, despite the tinkling bells and tearful singing. It’s a stark post-war fable: no man is an island. For better or worse, life has consequences.”
Becky at Farm School led me to a 1946 Horn-Book article by Lois Lenski, “Christmas at Huckelberry Mountain Library.” It’s good reading for lovers of books and libraries.