Tag Archives: holiday season

Meeting the Halloween Challenge! (Reformation Day.)

–The greatest challenge for Halloween is not decorating, or getting a costume that suits you, or which party to go to, or getting the kids ready for trick or treating, or even the weather. The greatest challenge is to take … Continue reading

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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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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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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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“¿Mas O Menos?” (More or Less?) And Christmas

¿Mas o menos? is Spanish for:  More or less? So Christmas means Christmore. And Christmenos means Christless. Which for you this holiday season?  Christmas or Christmenos?

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