Many Happy Returns
It's the 111st birthday of C.S. Lewis. Can we say it's his eleventy-first? Bring on the fireworks and the turkish delight!
It's also the first Sunday of Advent, a season of preparation for Christ's coming that so often becomes overshadowed by the spirit of consumerism. Recommended reading: Lewis's essay "XMas and Christmas: A Lost Chapter from Herodotus" from his book God in the Dock.