LSM's Origin Story

I wasn’t planning on starting a new magazine. Sure, the idea had crossed my mind, but I was already stretched rather thin across many activities… I barely had time for my hobbies.

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A Winter Night

Up in the north, the moon hangs high
The brightest light in the still, frosty sky
Whites and blues color the scene below
As all has been hushed by the newly fallen snow

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Snow Globes

The pine trees stand tall and firm on the hillside, silent sentries to the children’s fun. Their needles shake in the wind as the children’s laughter echo off the hills. The children rush towards one particular hill, the largest one, dragging their sleds behind them.

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Jack Frost

The nasna to whom the season of winter was entrusted is known as Jack Frost, a high-spirited, rather mischievous lad with a penchant for trouble. He was artistic, to be sure, but his art was a bit strange; no two pieces of his art, no matter how similar they may look at first glance, were never quite exactly same – there was always one or two things about each picture that was different.

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It's All Greek to Me

What scriptures belong in the Bible? Why is the Protestant canon smaller than the Catholic canon? This article is an attempt to answer, or at least discuss these questions.

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The Guardian Angel

The angel didn’t know what to do; his charge was always grumpy and miserly. It seemed that he had no joy in life, no love for his fellow man. And no matter what the angel did to get his attention, which was nothing short of waving a flag in his face, he didn’t listen. The angel took his problems to God every day, hoping, praying, that God would give his charge the change of heart needed to return to God’s graces.

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Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar

“Don’t worry Balthazar, we’ll get there shortly. But I think that if you keep asking the star how long it’s going to take, Caspar just might have a mind to turn us around and have us travel all the way back home. We wouldn’t be able to see the new King that way, will we?”

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It’s That Time of Year

It’s that time when the year is about to close
Bringing with it flushed cheeks and red noses
Proof that there is a chill in the air
Covering the land with a frosty flair

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Christmas Feast

“Be careful now, it’s still very hot,” announced the father as he served the goose. The mother served everything else with the aid of her two eldest children. “Now, before we eat, there’s one final thing, a toast to the Christ Child for His birthday. Happy birthday, Jesus, and a merry Christmas to you!”

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Angel of Christmas

“Annie, get off that Christmas tree! It’s heavy enough already with all of the ornaments, we don’t need you to topple it over with your weight and get you severely hurt!”

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