Christmas Story Rethink: Welcoming the Christ Child Every Day of the Year

Unto Us a Child is Born

I grew up in the Lutheran church, where every Sunday in December we lit the Advent candles in anticipation of the arrival of the Christ child. Every night at home my sister and I listened to my dad read from Isaiah. We sang songs my mom taught us, like “Away in the Manger,” and “The Friendly Beasts,” while we stared…

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Janis Hunt Johnson

Janis Hunt Johnson

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Author, 5 Smooth Stones: Our Power to Heal Without Medicine through the Science of Prayer. Writer/Editor since 1983. From Chicago to L.A., now in Pacific NW.