December 05, 2015

Put your shoes at the chimney tonight, it is time.

"I knew that when we reached home after Midnight Mass I should find my shoes in the chimney-corner, filled with presents, just as when I was a little child . . . Papa, too, liked to watch my enjoyment and hear my cries of delight at each fresh surprise that came from the magic shoes, and his pleasure added to mine.”  ~ St. Therese of Lisieux, Story of a Soul.


  1. Oh I am fairly certain that I will get more than just lumps of coal in my shoe this year!! Perhaps I should put out a boot instead of a shoe?