The Tonttu

The tonttu are a colorful race
And walk around with a dancer’s grace
Swift and silent they can move
But oh, how they can certainly groove….

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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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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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Christmas Eve

The sight of family around the tree, round and evergreen to show God’s everlasting love, with a star at the top lighting the way to the Babe, and nothing underneath until tomorrow, for what else do we need right now?

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Carol of the Bells

By Amanda Pizzolatto Bells are ringing Choirs are singing All is joyous and bright Make some noise Both girls and boys For heaven has sent its light Look in the sky Angels sing on high Adding their voices to the bells For Christ has come To bring us home To raise all who fell Ding […]

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Season of Peace

The snowflakes fall over everything so stealthily
Like dainty flowers from the top of a tree
While candles burn brightly before a manger
Giving souls a rest from fighting so much danger

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