Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

The Gift of the Magi: A Holiday Message

December 2015. Two years ago, I published this blog. In thinking about the Holidays and Christmas 2015, and the concerns and fears we have regarding the sacredness of life and the care of our planet, and what it means to be human, I thought it would be good if I simply republished this message without […]


A Christmas Message: His ‘Gift of the Magi’

December 7, 2013 On December 7th, the Christians Science Monitor, my favorite tabloid, published a quote of Nelson Mandela, South African’s heroic apartheid fighter, who died a few days ago, expressed by him after his more than two decades in prison: “… As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to […]