Things tagged sorrow


  1. John Herreid

    The Darkness of Christmas

    December 16, 2014 12:18 pm 7 Comments

    As a child my family had the usual comforting Christmas rituals: watching It’s a Wonderful Life, listening to Handel’s Messiah, decorating the tree, baking cookies, wrapping presents.  The licorice smell of anise-flavored springerle cookies, the taste of gingerbread, the sound of the voices as they announce the coming of the… Read more »

    Tags: Christmas J.R.R. Tolkien sorrow