Advent 24: Incarnate

Christmas hath a darkness Brighter than the blazing noon… (Christina Rossetti, “Christmas Eve”) Minutes before the shops shut, I walked supermarket aisles with other forgetful ones, gleaning the last sheaves of festive cheer while the muzak paused to say it was time. And two millennia ago, a carpenter and his pregnant bride found themselves strappedContinue reading “Advent 24: Incarnate”

Last Light: For the Winter Solstice

On the shortest day, I walked down to             the garden where, stretched out across                         the grass, the out-turned                                     fingers of                         peace received                                     theContinue reading “Last Light: For the Winter Solstice”