Christmas encounters, Part 3

Dreams can be weird. If I'm not dreaming about running from one place to another, never knowing where I'm going or why, then I'm up against some frustrating situation where the problems are compounded faster than I can deal with them.To give you an example, I recently dreamt I had gone bowling. ... Continue reading

Christmas encounters, Part 2

In the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to be married to a man named Joseph... "Don't be frightened, Mary," the angel told her, "for God has decided to bless you! You will become pregnant and ... Continue reading

Christmas encounters, Part 1

It was my first Christmas Eve in our new, suburban home, and I was worried. No fireplace. Santa was going to land on our roof, look around in puzzlement and dash away without leaving me a thing.My father assured me that Santa was a pretty clever guy and had learned ways to get into modern ... Continue reading

The Virgin and the King

Elvis Nabbed In Poughkeepsie Soup Kitchen. Warns cops: Don't step on my blue suede shoes! —Recent headline seen in the National Disquieter In the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to be married ... Continue reading