In a land where the beauty of creation was all around, when a boy named Nicholas came to birth, there began a holy journey for this boy whose name means ‘Victor of the People.’
Why not give more?
If I were writing this last year I don’t even think I would have paid any attention to this part of Nicholas’ story. I’m not sure the word would have registered in my brain. But this year? Hearing of a young boy losing both his parents to an uncontrolled illness was hard to ignore.
I first learned of Brigid a few years ago while researching Ireland, and discovered that Brigid was another much beloved patron saint of the country, alongside Saint Patrick. I
Forward Movement staff encounter a moment of radical kindness in the streets of Austin, Texas during General Convention – from a teenager.
I want to give my children gifts, but I don’t want them to confuse the fun of getting stuff with real joy.