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Christmas Eve

On the last possible day before Christmas, throngs will join that mad dash to check off those last-minute items: from Christmas gifts, to travel and/or hosting coordination, to meal and party arrangements, not to mention the rehearsals wit

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Christmas Day

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Beautiful Blantyre, a city in Malawi surrounded by the Sochi, Chiradzulu, Michiru and Ndirande mountains was where I was born. The evening of my 28th day of life marked the birth of our family into the lived experience of being refugees.


2nd Mid-Week Christmas

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I was sitting on my only armchair in the tiniest studio apartment in the big city of Chicago. It was early afternoon there, but past midnight in my true home of Aleppo. My friends from my home church in Aleppo-Syria were posting videos and photos of our traditional Christmas caroling.