Here is a Christmas mix I put together recently.
1. Carol of the Bells – The Bird and the Bee
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When I returned to my room this evening to collect my stuff and ready myself to go out, my trollish roommate was waiting for me.
‘Helloooooo,’ said he.
‘Hello,’ I responded.
‘Have nice night?’
‘Yes.’ Continue reading
This story began as a blog post that I wrote last night but saved for later editing. As the night went on and the new day came and went, my thoughts changed, such that I felt the need to write a sequel – or rather, addendum – to the previous post.
When I returned from dinner today, the man in the hostel bed below me emerged from the darkness for the first time. He was about my height, but hunched over, pale, with red eyes and stringy grey hair. He rubbed his hands together and gave me a creepy smile – it could have been nothing but creepy given he was in a youth hostel and looked to be about 40.
I came to Prague with the highest expectations. These expectations were so impossible that any other city would have crumbled under the terrible pressure of my scathing judgement. Prague, however, not only survives intact, but thrives. I am constantly geeking out at the awesomeness of this city. Continue reading
Admittedly I’ve been posting a lot about Scripture and Advent lately. I’m not apologizing for this obsession. ‘Tis Advent, the time to dust off the Sacred Tome and reengage the divine bestseller. In the beginning [of the Liturgical Year] there was the Word. Take and read, brethren. Continue reading
And in the middle of the night I may watch you go.
There’ll be no value in the strength of walls that I have grown. Continue reading