When snow is shaken
From the balsam trees
And they’re cut down
And brought into our houses
When clustered sparks
Of many-colored fire
Appear at night
In ordinary windows
We hear and sing
The customary carols
They bring us ragged miracles
And hay and candles
And flowering weeds of poetry
That are loved all the more
Because they are so common
But there are carols That carry phrases Of the haunting music Of the other world A music wild ...
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- Editor's Note from December 24, 2015
Issue 38: Virgin births in the animal kingdom, a modern Wise Man’s journey, and the womanhood of creation. /
- Virgin Births Happen All the Time
Birds do it. Bees do it. Snakes, sharks, lizards, and lots of other animals do it solo too. /
- Staring at the Suns
What I’ve learned as an amateur astronomer. /
- Why Mary Is So Blessed
An Orthodox theologian describes how the Mother of God is what all creation was created to be. /
- Wonder on the Web
Issue 38: Links to amazing stuff.
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