The two faces of Christmas

The local shopping mall has court jesters on top of its marble pillars. From ground level, they look very jolly in their scarlet and gold outfits. But their faces are quite sad when you get closer. Photo by Charl Durand on Pexels.com That’s not surprising for they see the whole Christmas pageant below them. The [...]

Pilgrims’ Harvest

Recently, I was talking to an American who was going back to the States for Thanksgiving. It was then I realised that the we know very little of this holiday’s origin on this side of the ‘pond’. Indeed, the founders of the United States have much to teach us in this time of our harvest. [...]