Category Archives: Christmas traditions

Is Christmas Without Chirst, Treason To The Season?

Treason to the season? Since Christmas is all about Christ and His birth (and is even named after Him); and since Christ is the very reason for the season, doesn’t that mean that leaving Christ out of Christmas is treason … Continue reading

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Fresh/New/Original Christmas/Holiday Greetings

Do you ever get tired of the same ole Christmas/Holiday greetings?  Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Seasons’ Greetings are nice, but somehow lack the pazazz that a holiday of such significance deserves.  So here are some fresh, new and original Christmas … Continue reading

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The Christmas season without the living Christ is like a song without a tune.

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Celebrating the Pregnant Virgin

‘Tis the season of the pregnant virgin! A pregnant woman tells people she is a virgin, and they believe her and spread her story! Now billions of people all over the world, through out the past 2,000 years, have believed … Continue reading

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6 Lessons from Reason-For-The-Season Sunday

I call the Sunday after Thanksgiving Day the Reason-For-The-Season Sunday.  Here are 6 lessons from Reason-For-The-Season-Sunday 1) There is more to the Holiday Season that shopping, consumerism, and retail sales. The greatest gifts are non-material. 2) Retailers may make their … Continue reading

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21 Creative Blogs About Christmas

Happy birthday, Jesus!  Here are some blogs I wrote about You and and Your birth: The World’s Most Unusual Christmas Greeting Christmas Eve Eve — The Night Before The Day Before The Fiscal Cliff The Christmas Drug — The High Hopes … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Eve — The Night Before The Day Before The Fiscal Cliff

“‘Twas the night before Christmas . . .”  — those are famous words, but what about the night before the day before Christmas?  Christmas Eve eve is seldom mentioned or thought about.  It’s just another holiday shopping day. However, on … Continue reading

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The Christmas Drug — The High Hopes Of Holiday Hype

Year after year humans have high hopes for the Christmas holidays, but their humongous hopes are often hijacked and held hostage by holiday hype.  The Christmas drug of hyped up holidays just doesn’t seem to be able to live up … Continue reading

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A Christ*mas Thought (Should’ Christ’s Views Be In Christmas?)

A Christ*mas Observation . . . *Jesus commanded: “Deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow Me.” *Our culture demands: “Gratify yourself, medicate your cross, and follow your feelings, cravings, and compulsions.” –Which will produce a healthy society? fulfillment *Jesus … Continue reading

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What Do You Call The Sunday After Thanksgiving?

What do you call the Sunday after Thanksgiving Day? After Black Friday . . . After Small Business Saturday . . . But before Cyber Monday . . . It’s Reason For The Season Sunday! Jesus Christ is the reason … Continue reading

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