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And That’s the Way It Can Be: Reflections on The Christmas Truce

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of one of my favorite historical and Christmas stories, The Christmas Truce of 1914. I don’t want to spend time on the history or many of the facts about the Truce, you can Google those, this website “Christmas Truce 1914: Operation Plum Puddings” looks particularity good, instead I want […]

“Asking peace of all the world And good will to man”

Calling the song that is the subject of this post a “Hymn of Social Justice” may be stretching definitions a wee bit, but in the Spirit of Christmas I am going to stretch.   One of my family’s favorite traditions for celebrating the Advent  season is to share our favorite Christmas stories each night from December […]