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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Our Merry Christmas

March 19th, 2021 by Aubri

Merry Christmas from us…in March. One of these days my blog just might make into 2021!

Our Christmas Eve

March 19th, 2021 by Aubri

December 24: Our Christmas Eve traditions get underway. I’ll admit this December, with the spirit of COVID lurking in all the corners, was a bit more restful. There wasn’t the usual over abundance of parties and programs, just the right amount, making the frenzy more manageable. Despite that, I still felt some of the intensity that this season tends to bring along with it.

Christmas Eve we spent the afternoon bathing everyone, prepping clothes and food, then attended one of the three Candlelight Services at church. With 2 babies in tow this year I did spend the loveliest part of the service in the Narthex with a gaggle of noisy fussy kids. I strained to hear the singing and was so glad I had at least stayed in the building, it was worth it.

After church we supped at home, made “Donkey Food” and left it on the porch, we opened the gifts from Grandmere (pajamas and new ornaments for each) then sang some hymns.

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Oh Christmas Tree

March 19th, 2021 by Aubri

December 22: We decorated our tree today. Somehow every year I survive this. This time there was even singing afterward…who would have ever thought?

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Advent at the Parsonage

March 19th, 2021 by Aubri

December: “O come, Thou Day-Spring, come and cheer our spirits by Thine advent here. Disperse the gloomy clouds of night and death’s dark shadows put to flight.”

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