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Chesterton on Advent and Christmas

Now Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home David Mills recent, insightful essay titled Just Wait: Because Waiting Makes It More Fun: A reflection prompted by a mid-Advent fit of grumpiness got me thinking about G.K. Chesterton’s essay The Spirit of Christmas.   Mills rightly laments the imposition of Commercial…

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Gregorian Chant & 80s New Wave

I came across some wonderful Gregorian Chant from the Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz in Austria on Spotify today.  You can check them out on Spotify here.  The chant is beautiful, but what really caught my eye was the album cover of their popular Chant Music for the Soul.  It bears a striking resembelance to another similar favorite album of mine: Songs to…

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