“Down From His Glory” – Condescension

     I remember the crazy rocking of the plastic flowers on top of the little pump organ in response to Aunty Patsy’s efforts.  She coaxed the Christmas carol through its ancient fittings, pressing the pedals below with exuberance.  First up, in the annual program, the children’s Sunday school class of the Church of the …

How Six Geese inspired Worship

How Six Geese inspired WorshipOn the sixth day of Christmas my True Love gave to me "SIX GEESE A-LAYING". It was an obediently fertile mind that, looking upon the common goose of the Medieval world, saw a means of observing and preserving for instruction in righteousness, the six days of Creation. And how fitting for us in …