Miracle on 10th Street and Other Christmas Writings, 1998 first edition, by Madeleine L'Engle.


Written and illustrated by Madeleine L'Engle. First edition, 1998. Harold Shaw Publishers.

Madeleine L'Engle (1918 - 2007) was the beloved author of A Wrinkle In Time, for which she won a Newberry Medal, and the Kairos sequels: A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time.

"Again and again in story, essay, poetry, journal entry, and letter, Madeleine L'Engle returns to the themes of Christmas, illuminating them with her singular insight and imagination. These pages include excerpts from more than forty years of writing and reflecting on Christmas themes, advent, incarnation, epiphany, mystery, redemption, and celebrations.

"L'Engle points to the miracles that fill everyday life. And, as always, shows herself a one woman force for celebration, fully believing that delight and wonder must mark the life of anyone who sees Love at work."

"O come, O come Emmanuel
within this fragile vessel here to dwell.
O Child conceived by heaven's power
give me they strength: it is the hour."

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