Shaped around the writings of Caryll Houselander, A Child in Winter is a daybook for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany. If you are familiar with Houselander's poetic grace, you will recognize her spirit of awe and abandonment to God. If you are new to her legacy, you will be drawn to her heart and eye for God's goodness and beauty that is artfully captured here.A Child in Winter is a faithful companion as you watch in Advent and grow large with the presence of God through Christmas and Epiphany.You will enter these holy seasons with an increased faith, renewed joy, and the promise of transformation and fulfillment. About the Author: Caryll Houselander was an English laywoman mystic who lived through the ravagaes of World War II, wrote and illustrated children's books, poetry, and books on prayer and spiritual life. Thomas Hoffman was an ordained Lutheran pastor before entering the Catholic Church, and has a degree in Liturgical Studies from St. John's University, Minnesota.