Posts tagged christmas
a slice of: cardamom sugar cookies with birch bourbon glaze

For the past twenty or so years, come Christmas-time my family has pulled out the same sugar cookie recipe: written on the back of a friend’s Christmas letter in purple crayon. This year I decided to mix things up. These cardamom sugar cookies pack a punch with their birch and bourbon glaze. Form into a log for a slice-and-bake version or roll out and punch with cookie cutters. There's plenty of room for creativity with these tasty treats.

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stubborn hope

Advent is my favorite season of the liturgical year. 

Or perhaps not necessarily my favorite – I do love the feasts of Christmastide and Eastertide – but it is the season with which I resonate the most. 
The tension.
The remembrance of what is already juxtaposed with what is not yet.
The remembrance that Christ has come, the anticipation that Christ will come again.

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