The Season of Quiet Mourners

Dec 1st has come and gone, meaning the “Christmas season’ is in full swing. For many, this is all joyous. But for so many, it means a quiet reconciling of loss. Seasons of parties and pictures, family and gatherings, punctuate loss. I have friends who have recently (or not so recently) said “goodbye” to someone,…

Christmas had come.

As beautiful as they are, starry nights and morning dew cannot hold back this fatal grip. Death had been marching for centuries and nearing. Closer and closer he came, bringing a change in the air. The creatures could feel the clamminess and scurried in a frenzy of fear.  The day, the season, the desire, none…