The Christmas Story

2017 December

Christmas is a time to look at the light in the darkness

2017-12-26T08:22:34+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , |6 Comments

It’s only December but my thin bones already long for summer. For light. For warmth. Where’s Africa? It’s over the ocean. And I’m on this side, often chilled when I stand at the large window behind my bedroom desk. I look into the darkness, so deep and wide and without form.

2015 December

Open hands. Open hearts. It’s Christmas.

2017-07-18T01:41:38+00:00December 25th, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

  Today’s post is a wish for a blessed Christmas for you and yours, a wish for peace and joy and all the things that (thank you, Paul) are to be seen at least through a hazy mirror even here and now, imperfectly yes, the sort of things of the heart that one day we [...]