As I write this, we’re still in the midst of Christmas fun, but I know what’s going to happen. We’ll clean up the decorations on or slightly before Epiphany. We’ll put the new stuff away and maybe (if I’m lucky) sort through some of the old stuff.

And then the snow on the ground outside (almost a foot!) will lose its luster. We’ll go back to our routines, sludging through the cold and muddling through our days.

It will be like nothing ever happened.

Except it did. It DID!

A King came to us, and he stays with us. As we linger in this little bit of Ordinary Time, getting our liturgical bearings in place before Lent swoops in, I think we’ll lay low and snuggle together. Here are three ideas I’m going to implement in my own family this month…. Read the rest at CatholicFamilyFun.com –>