Daily Archives: December 24, 2016

City lights

Last week, I had occasion to visit Leicester. I planned on going to the Cathedral while I was there, but traffic delayed me. The other two churches I wanted to see were closed, but the  city was lit for Christmas … Continue reading

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Clarity – #writephoto

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Clarity If ever lost in the fog that will take my mind, at times, I need only turn to you, the oak that reaches above and into the light, leading me back out. This is my…

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Smorgasbord Christmas Party – Short Story – Grace by Sally Cronin and a Christmas Gift!

It was Grace’s fifth birthday and the staff at the council run orphanage had made sure that there was an iced cake for tea and some small wrapped presents beside the plastic yellow plate. The children sat at tables for … Continue reading

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Microfiction #writephoto: Home – Jane Dougherty

“You wouldn’t dare!” they said with one voice, their faces all with the same open-mouthed shock-horror expression. “We always have Christmas here, at home. You can’t not do it here!” I looked at him and he looked at me. We … Continue reading

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The Fear of Giving? – Kenneth L. Decroo

My good blogging friend, Dawnliz, posted some great insights on giving, or more importantly, the fact that we don’t give because of our fear of giving to “fake charities or cons.” This reminded me of an incident that happen on one … Continue reading

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The Lamp #writephoto

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Sue Vincent’s latest #writephoto prompt is  The old Lodge House had been on the market a long while when we bought it. Adele Johnson had lived there all her 95 years and it was, by the…

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A golden gift – Light show

This is the part where it gets awkward. Tell the facts straight, or tell how it felt? Either way, our conclusions will take some time to process. Some of the ideas sound so odd even to us that sharing them … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Angels

Dear Santa, This is my last letter this year. I know you are going to be a little but busy tonight. But, as it is just you and me, can we drop the act for a minute? You know as … Continue reading

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Looking for the Light Grove… Stuart France

* The Light Grove starts… …Where the Dark Grove ends. ** Stuart France

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Paradise #midnighthaiku


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