Snapdragon & Swordplay by Rebecca Sicree

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Snapdragon & Swordplay

Rebecca Sicree on Christian Imagination & Epiphanies to Remember

I bought my daughter a guillotine for Christmas.

For the record, the guillotine was a magician's arm-guillotine, not a Frenchman's chop-off-your-head--guillotine. Ours even came with a fake arm. Maria had wanted one, not because she was a Robespierre in training, but because she didn't have a lovely assistant to saw in half, just a reluctant ten-year-old brother.

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Rebecca Sicree writes from Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. She and her family attend Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in nearby State College. She and her husband Andrew have ten children, six of whom are now adults.

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