Some know Christ since they were born, other have to go through the, at times, very difficult internal struggle of pondering the big questions of life.
In every age and nation, people hear the message of the star and find the Child who reveals the tenderness of God.
By Martina Juričková Word Count: 1394 Rating: G Summary: An essay about Professor Tolkien and his friendships. Even though Tolkien disliked a literary work being analyzed in reference to its author’s life, he admitted that “[a]n author cannot…remain wholly unaffected by his experience” (Tolkien, 2011, p. xxii). And since in his life he was known for... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Derby Word Count: 2100 Rating: G Summary: Kevin delivers a tongue-in-cheek summary of the holiday movies of his childhood. On the last Christmas afternoon of the 20th century, my younger brother and I sat mesmerized in front of the TV watching Krull. Now, Krull is not one of the better sci-fi/fantasy films of... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Michael Derby Word Count: 3302 Rating: PG Summary: Kevin writes of the paradox of Christmas time. I am blessed with having both an older and a younger brother who are almost seven years apart from each other. Of course, being stuck between them during my childhood, I did not think they were much of... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Derby Word Count: 2657 Rating: PG Summary: Kevin recounts a story about working retail at Christmastime. In its infinite wisdom, back in 1955, the “one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church,” (don’t take my word for it, that’s from the First Council of Constantinople back in 381) declared May 1 to be the feast of... Continue Reading →
Our 2017 Winter Themed Issue is here! Yes, the theme of the issue is Winter and Christmas. Fanfiction, original fiction, poetry, articles on many different aspects of the season & more - it's all here!
By Ian Wilson Word Count: 576 Rating: G Summary: An article on the history and celebration of Krampusnacht, the eve of St. Nicholas Day. In British and American culture, Christmas is a time of joy, family gatherings, food and exchanging of gifts, embodied by the folkloric bringer of gifts Santa Claus, or as he is... Continue Reading →