In keeping with tradition, a record of all the cities (or towns, hamlets, dots-on-a-map) in which I’ve spent at least one night this year: Annapolis, MD Kingsport, TN Las Vegas, NV Lexington, KY Nashville, TN Owensboro, KY Rodanthe, NC Stamping Ground, KY Woodbridge, VA Washington, DC cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007.
For all the talk in today’s culture about the “magic of Christmas,” the reality is that it is the very absence of “magic” in the world that gave us need for the incarnation. Left to our own device, we humans dance dangerously about in darkness. Left to our incomplete selves, sin reigns supreme. Only a … Read more