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The Twelve Days of Christmas: Unwrapping the Gifts

4.14  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The twelve days of Christmas follow from December 25 until January 6, the Feast of the Epiphany, the traditional date when the Magi arrived to present gifts to infant Jesus. For many, the meaning of these days is lost. By Christmas night we are saturated with the holiday hype, overfed by music and food, and may already be disappointed that the presents received are not eno ...more
ebook, 80 pages
Published November 25th 2006 by Cowley Publications (first published November 1st 2006)
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Eric Leibrock
Jan 20, 2016 Eric Leibrock rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was attending a class on the philosophy of stoicism and remembered this book in relation to the stoic concept of "negative visualization." This is such a beautifully written and beautifully manufactured book, with rare attention to physical feel and typography. A real gift at any season. Brother Curtis presents the stoic idea in the form of "The Gift of Gratitude": "If you find yourself, at this very moment, being able to sit upright in a chair without having to be strapped in, be thankful.... ...more
Tom Marsan
Jan 14, 2014 Tom Marsan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spiritual
Unlike the previous reviewer, I found this an easily accessible means for reflecting on the many ways that my life, and all life is a blessing. Without proper space to let the words marinate and reflect meaning in your life, it's easy to see how one would find this book "abstract, vague or philosophical". I can't think of a better way to start your year.
T Crockett
Jan 08, 2013 T Crockett rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: never-finished
I like the idea of the book, 12 non-physical gifts to consider in the days following Christmas. But the abstract, vague, philosopher style just doesn't work for me. Couldn't get through the first chapter.
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