Christmas and the Celebration of Life

Christmas and the Celebration of Life

Is there a more thrilling time of year than Advent? It always seems a little easier to smile during the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. There’s more music in the air, more light in the heart. Growing up as a fairly typical American kid, Christmas was just as much...

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Orthodoxy: A Global Perspective

Orthodoxy: A Global Perspective

Heraclitus wrote that the only constant in the world is change. As a military spouse, I have been reminded of this several times when my husband and I have received new orders — necessitating three moves in the last five years. With each move, I have acquired a bit of...

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The Mystery of Death and Resurrection

The Mystery of Death and Resurrection

During the past several months, I have have gotten hooked on the soundtrack to the newest Broadway hit musical, Hamilton. Historically meticulous and set to a hip-hop score, it chronicles the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s lesser-known Founding Fathers. In a brilliant stylistic choice, the play is narrated by...

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