Category Archives: Christmas

Sunday #52: December 23, 2012 – December Gifts

The weeks before Christmas are always busy. Last minute preparations and shopping take up energy and time. In December, people tend to get obsessed with gifts: who to buy gifts for, what to buy, how much to spend. We focus … Continue reading

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Sunday #51: December 16, 2012 – I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Today I took a pre-Christmas road trip to visit a friend about an hour away. In the car on the way, bundled in my winter coat, scarf and gloves, I looked out over the land covered in snow and the … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Christmas Things

I admit it; I’m a little late with this post. I’ve been so busy enjoying my favourite things about Christmas that I didn’t have time to write about them. Since the new year isn’t here yet, though, I think I … Continue reading

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Snow Job

Have you ever heard the argument that religion was created by people trying to convince themselves (or others) that life has a higher purpose and that there is an afterlife that’s better than our present life on Earth, so we need to … Continue reading

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Let it rain! Let it rain! Let it rain!

So here we are, three days before Christmas in Edmonton and all is merry and bright—or is it? To hear some people talk—or vent in the Edmonton Journal—it just isn’t Christmas without snow. These people moan that there’s no snow, … Continue reading

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Oh Chri$tma$ Tree!

Sometimes we are not surprised by things that should surprise us. Sometimes we are surprised by things that should not surprise us, which is the position I am at the moment. Roland came into our office the other day saying, “Guess where … Continue reading

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Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland

Edmonton has so many awesome Christmas events to enjoy that it can be a challenge to take part in all of them. A favorite of mine from childhood was Candy Cane Lane. For those of you that are not from … Continue reading

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