Monday, December 24, 2012

Christmas Eve Musical Monday

If a picture is worth a thousand words, 
what is the exchange rate for music?

Put them together, and you get 
this priceless piece from The Piano Guys.

He came,

bringing light,




eternal life.

He will come again.

Merry Christmas

Monday, December 17, 2012

Christmas Musical Monday

Here's a lovely version of the song that inspired me so last Christmastime.

"In the Bleak Midwinter," sung by Chanticleer.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Christmas Musical Monday

Here's another Christmas song with a twist, from Straight No Chaser.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Holiday Reading

Are you ready for some Christmas stories? 

D2's school friends have been sharing Christmas story books with their class, so he took three favorites in today:   
  • Snowmen at Night  Not really a Christmas story, but, like "Jingle Bells," it is great winter fun
  • A New Star in Heaven  A brief, cute retelling of Christ's birth from the perspectives of both the Bible and the Book of Mormon.
D2 says that none of the stories he's heard there so far have been religious, but that his teacher says she'll try to read everything they bring in.  It will be interesting to hear what happens.

So, what is on your holiday reading list?  Besides the stories in these awesome anthologies, of course.  If you're looking for something new, LDSP has begun posting entries in this year's Christmas Story Contest.  Click here to read a couple of stories each day.  Then remember to return and vote on your favorites beginning Monday, December 17th.


Monday, December 3, 2012

Christmas Musical Monday

Hallelujah!  It's December!  I love Christmas music.  It's hard to choose a few pieces to share with you, but here's a fun take on a real classic.  Sit back and listen to the Silent Monks.