Tag Archives: Christmas carols

Once in Royal David’s City…

As I attended Sewanee’s Festival of Lessons and Carols, I was taken back to when I participated in the service as a member of the children’s choir and why I fell in love with “Once in Royal David’s City.”

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Joy Shall Be Yours in the Morning

Kenneth Grahame has a particularly beautiful Christmas story in “Wind in the Willows.”

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The Minstrels Played Their Christmas Tune

William Wordsworth celebrates Christmas was a poem about minstrels singing Christmas carols.

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Haunting Music of the Other World

Anne Porter shows us how “the fresh truth of children” is central to the Christmas experience.

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