Month: November 2017

The Gift of Grace

The Gift of Grace: One family’s attempt to marry traditions

My mother made cookies. His made a gingerbread house. My family re-enacted the nativity story; his went Christmas caroling. My mother baked homemade goodies to deliver to neighbors; his packaged pecans from the family farm to distribute to friends. My family ate Christmas “dinner” (at 5 pm); his ate Christmas “lunch” (at 3 pm). My …

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