Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Scrooge: A Love Story for Christmas

One of my favourite traditions at Christmas is seeing a theatre production of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Last year, I took my friends David Hamilton and Nick Williams to see Simon Callow in his one-man play. One year, I took twelve family and friends to see Patrick Stewart’s one-man show at the Albery Theatre, London. Last weekend, Hollie and I went to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon to see David Edgar’s adaptation. This Friday we go to the Old Vic Theatre to see Rhys Ifans play Ebenezer Scrooge. You get the picture, right!

A Christmas Carol was published on 19th December 1843. The first edition sold out by Christmas Eve. It is one of the most loved short stories ever written. Like all great literature, you can read it as a psychology paper, a political commentary and… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Experience a Miracle this Christmas

As we enjoy the company of friends, co-workers, or family at holiday events this season, it’s a chance for us to put down our shopping bags, halt the mad rush, eat a mince pie (or two) and consider the real purpose of Christmas.

The Light in You
A Course in Miracles says, “The sign of Christmas is a star, a light in darkness. See it not outside yourself, but shining in the Heaven within, and accept it as the sign the time of Christ has come.” This star is not Venus, nor is it a sun from a far-off galaxy; rather, it refers to the light of your original nature. This light is not of this world. It does flicker, and it can never go out. “The truth in you remains as radiant as a star, as pure as light, as innocent as love itself,” teaches the Course. Continue Reading