Tag Archives: Christmas

YA Corner: Books for Christmas

Our little home looked like Early American D.I. (to use Elder Holland’s expression) years ago when the Bishop came to visit. The children were still young enough to hug toys and bounce on the couch. I was pretty sure I … Continue reading

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in verse # 12 : notes upon the staff

When I was quite young, I thought “certain” was a verb.  I was sure of this because I could think of no other reason that a choir of angels would tell a coven of shepherds that there was no well … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Poem

This is my favorite Christmas poem. What’s yours? 

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Storytelling & Community: Rudolf the green nosed reindeer

Our ward Christmas program was essentially a talent show. We had refreshments, of course, and a tree and Santa showed up at the end, but mostly, we all performed for each other. I’ve always thought that much of James Arrington’s … Continue reading

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Mormon LitCrit: Leaving the Garden

I love the Christmas season. I start playing Christmas music just before Thanksgiving and continue several weeks into the New Year. I love the lights, colors, parties, and foods. And each year our family resumes the previous year’s non-alcoholic eggnog … Continue reading

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