Christmas 11: Becoming

…and draw us into your holy life… (From the Collect of the Day) At once desiring and resisting: holiness is an arrival, a fulfilment, and a flame that sears. Immanuel comes like a floodlight and I, at times, prefer to hide. Yet this is our why; life occurs for precisely this: union, the family atContinue reading “Christmas 11: Becoming”

Christmas 10: Sons

…gather the nations to be one family… (From the Collect of the Day) But we know travail, know separation, are well-acquainted with the feeling, on waking, that something or someone or somewhere is missing, or wishing, or losing, is lost. And we know the gap between ourselves; we call the vacuum by first name. WeContinue reading “Christmas 10: Sons”