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Death, resurrection and tree trimming


Winter may be -- slowly -- melting away, but it remains on my mind.

That’s partially because of Mert, the hero of Mert, the Anxious Evergreen, a children’s Christmas story written and illustrated by Claire Bowman. I wrote about the book in December, yet I can’t forget it because of its dual-season appeal. Beyond Christmas, Mert’s story has strong Lenten and resurrection underpinnings, too. 

A recap of Mert’s story:

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September 25-October 8, 2015


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