I didn’t start watching White Christmas on my own, I came to it by marriage. I’ll admit I watched it for the first time reluctantly, but now I watch it, at least once a year and for sure when we set up our Christmas tree, eagerly. I love White Christmas, released in 1954, because of General Tom Waverly. Played by Dean Jagger, it is General Waverly that inspires me most: more so than the well-meaning Phil Davis and Bob Wallace, more than the such-adoring sisters, Betty and Judy Haynes.

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The Rev. Mike Michie

Rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in San Antonio, TX.

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