Showing posts from December, 2011

Christmas season

I've been meaning to post here for ages, but time just got away from me.  December has been a whirlwind month for me.  The last weeks of school are always crazy, and I moved (literally all the way across the country) on Christmas eve.  Now I'm finally catching up on sleep and finishing my unpacking.  Plus, I'm catching up on California sunshine! Since yesterday was the feast of St. John the Evangelist, I've been thinking about the beginning of the Gospel of John: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. What came to be was life, and this life was the light of the human race. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. image from BC's Trinity Chapel, which used  to be part of a Sacred Heart college for women All semester, my tenth-grade students were asking me HOW ...